Vietnam War

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92 minutes. This interview is a part of the Integrating Segregated Histories Oral History Project. Bob Thurmond discusses his life growing up in Hopkinsville, Kentucky and the race relations of the town during the 1950s and 1960s. Thurmond discusses his parents, Bettye and Hal Hart Thurmond, and...

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142 minutes. Suzanne first worked in the G.E. factory in Henderson right out of high school, which had a labor union. She then got married and had 2 children and then divorced at which point she got a job with Kenco plastics in October 1976. The factory floor workers were almost exclusively...

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This is an oral history collection chronicling worker's rights for women, primarily in Henderson, KY during the 1970s and 1980s.

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115 minutes. Elizabeth Robb discusses the many siblings she grew up with in both Russellville, and Hopkinsville, Kentucky. She describes her parents, her father's concrete products business, and her elementary, middle school, and high school years. She describes the town of Hopkinsville...

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100 minutes. David Thurmond discusses growing up in a large family in Hopkinsville, Ky., during the 1960s. His mother and father, Bettye and Hal Thurmond were civil rights advocates, and he describes how their passion for justice became a defining feature of their family. He discusses his mother...

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