African Americans.

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Alyssa Pointer interview with Ronald Bunton about African American farmers in Allen County.

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Minnie Heulett discusses the African American community and economy as well as quilting in Garrard county.

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Lela Cunningham discusses African American farmlife in Madison County.

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Dean Cornett and Gladys Nave discuss the African American community, including churches and funerals, in Garrard County.

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Jane Burnam discusses gospel music and the African American community in Winchester.

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This project focuses on racial issues in Owensboro, Kentucky. Interviewees, including ministers, students, city officials, educators, and musicians, discuss racial segregation and integration in Owensboro. Other topics include attitudes towards racism, school system and the importance of...

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The U.S. military was officially integrated after World War II in 1948. This project focuses on the lives and careers of servicemen, specifically their personal experiences during the process of racial desegregation in the military. Discussed are the racial tension in various units, how racist...

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In this series, important people and events in Kentucky Sports are discussed. Some sports mentioned include basketball and football. Interviewees include Lyman T. Johnson, who discusses athletics in a segregated society and how that affected the quality of players and the sports they played. The...

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In this project, African Americans in Paris, Kentucky and surrounding areas in Bourbon County share their memories, life experiences, and the local history of African Americans. Their stories include the retelling of oral histories that have been handed down from previous generations. They touch...

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This project focuses on African American culture during the time of segregated park systems in Lexington, Kentucky. These interviews, originally conducted by Boyd Shearer, Jr. for a multimedia presentation, contain descriptions of African American park activities, particularly in Douglass Park....

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