African Americans--Economic conditions


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...


African American residents of the East End in Lexington, Kentucky recount their lives in the area from the early 20th century into the 21st. Topics such as education, economics, family life, business and community development in the past and present are discussed. The complete collection record...


Ms. Hickman discusses her personal experiences as a black woman in Louisville. She describes her home life, education, and the jobs she held to support her family.

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