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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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This project consists of interviews concerning the Gender and Women's Studies program at UK. Interviewees talk about the challenge of developing the GWS program with limited resources, their goals, and professionalizing and increasing the credibility of the program. Also discussed are...

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This collection explores the history of women in Kentucky throughout the 1900s. Interviewees discuss many issues, such as the various social roles of women, women's rights, family life and history, and racial and gender discrimination. This project also focuses specifically on women at UK...

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This series focuses on the women's suffrage movement in eastern Kentucky in 1920. Women discuss their family histories, women's roles in society in the 1920s, home life, the suffrage movement, voting methods and practices, moonshining, Prohibition, the influenza epidemic of 1918,...

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This collection focuses on domestic violence in Kentucky from the late 1960s to present. Interviewees discuss raising awareness for domestic violence, Kentucky's Department for Mental Health, comprehensive care for victims of abuse, and shelters for battered women and children. Other topics...

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