University of Louisville, Oral History Center

Interview with Mr. and Mrs. James Glass

Date of Interview: 

Sat, 02/28/1976

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Subjects: 

African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville, Depressions--1929--Kentucky, Coal mines and mining, African American coal miners, Jenkins (Ky.)

Call Number: 

265

The study of a black family's memories and impressions of the Depression and how it affected Kentucky's African Americans. It also contained detailed descriptions of a coal mine in Jenkins, Letcher County, Kentucky, including work, company store, pay and improvements with the coming of the War II, black sports and black comedians.

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