Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Michael Caldwell

Date of Interview: 

Fri, 07/25/2014

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Subjects: 

Education, agriculture, affirmative action, agrictulrual extension agent, civil rights, black history, African American history, desegregation, integration

Call Number: 

2014OH02.10

83 minutes. Caldwell talks about attending school as a young person. Eventhough he lived nearby an African American school his father asked the superintendent if he could have his children attend a school that was primarily white stating he wanted the best education for his children. Caldwell graduated from high school and received an Associates degree in agriculture at Lindsey Wilson College then went to the University of Kentucky and received an Animal Science degree. At the time of this interview he is retired and is a preacher. His parents are Catherine Robinson Caldwell adn George calwell. He was born in Coburg, KY in 1950.

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