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These interviews were conducted by Margaret Lane for her oral history based book Metamorphosis: The Kentucky Community & Technical College System. The book was published in 2008 in honor of the 10th year anniversary of KCTCS. Interviewees discuss the importance of higher education, Kentucky...

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Interviewees discuss race relations and racial violence in the Kentucky cities of Shelbyville, Russellville, Cadiz, and Henderson; New Haven, Connecticut; and North Carolina. The New Zion Community is also discussed. Former Kentucky governor Earle C. Clements is among those interviewed. The...

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This series concerns the development and implementation of education reform in Kentucky. Topics discussed include the passage of Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990, the role of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Kentucky politics, Kentucky Department of Education, Kentucky...

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This is a project on the career of the musician, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington. Topics include his music, tours, popularity, demeanor, and experiences between the 1950s and the early 1970s. Also discussed are Ellington's son, Mercer, and other members of the band. The complete...

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This project consists of interviews concerning Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler's career as baseball commissioner from 1945 to 1951. Interviewees include Happy Chandler and baseball players, team owners, friends and colleagues of Chandler. Topics discussed include Chandler's...

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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...

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The Lexington Community College Oral History Project was originally conducted for the College's 40th anniversary. Interviewees discuss the Lexington Community College (LCC) and Lexington Technical Institute (LTI), and how their relationships with the University of Kentucky have changed...

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This series concerns one-room school houses in Kentucky. Interviewees Gilbert Rice, Genevieve Reynolds, W.B. Stephens, and Donald M. Stephens, discuss their education in a one-room schools, Cruise Ridge School and Walnut Grove School, in Rockcastle County. The complete collection record can be...

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