Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Sylvia White

Date of Interview: 

Tue, 07/29/2014

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Subjects: 

education, black history, African American history, education

Call Number: 

2014OH02.15

62 minutes. White discusses her family history. She talked about going home every day for lunch and explains that the students at lunch who recieved a free lunch had to work in the school to compensate for the meal. She worked at Union Underwear for 28 years sewing the sleeves in shirts and raised 3 children as a single mother. She discusses places in The Pike where African Americans congregated to dance and get together.

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