Oliver's, named for the Oliver family, was a village located in Clark County, Kentucky, near Winchester. At one time it had a working distillery, mill, store houses, and homes. This project focuses on African Americans in this region during the early 20th century. Specifically discussed are...
This project contains interviews concerning the experiences of African American farmers and their families in Kentucky. Topics include sharecropping, tobacco, cattle, women's roles on the farm, farm techniques, dairy farming, tenant farming, education, segregation. The complete collection record...
This interview with Shirley and Marie Cunningham was conducted by Andrew Oberdier and Julia Morgan. Shirley discusses working and growing up on a farm, his education and jobs, Cadiz reminiscences and church attendance. Marie discusses social activities, movies, and politics.
The interview with Katherine Wilson was conducted by Andrew Oberdier. Wilson discusses her childhood, education, married life, and church, Little River Baptist.
This interview with Charlie Bell Wadlington was conducted by Lorna Thigpen. Wadlington discusses curing and stripping tobacco, and farming.
This interview with Gracie Vinson and Ethelene Crenshaw was conducted by Julia Morgan and Virginia Alexander. Vinson discusses family life, working as a cook, working on farms. Crenshaw discusses family life and her profession as a teacher.
This interview with Flora Sholar was conducted by Lorna Thigpen. Sholar discusses her first and second husbands, Cadiz memories, and her childhood.
This interview of Flora Sholar was conducted by Lorna Thigpen. Sholar recalls family life, working, marriage, family history, and Native American family members.
This interview with Haywood Rogers was conducted by Julia Morgan and Virginia Sholar. Rogers recalls his life as a farmer, family history, Cadiz in the 1930s and 1940s, and attending church at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church.
This interview with Mary Hopson was conducted by Andrew Oberdier. Hopson recalls her childhood and teenage years.