Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Mary Taylor

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Tue, 08/15/2000

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1999OH01.61

Mary Etta Taylor was an active member and officer in the Paducah Chapter of the NAACP in the 1950's and 60's. She tells of the chapters activities, especially an annual banquet where they brought in nationally know speakers and raised money for the NAACP's legal battles. The Paducah chapter was instrumental in helping found other chapters and in integrating local theaters. Transcript available.

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