African American history

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162 minutes. Rev. Bobby Bowe talks about his family history and growing up in Columbia, Kentucky, including attending the Rosenwald School. He discusses not riding a bus to school because of segregation. He received an Associates degree in business from Lindsey Wilson College and was drafted...

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83 minutes. Caldwell talks about attending school as a young person. Eventhough he lived nearby an African American school his father asked the superintendent if he could have his children attend a school that was primarily white stating he wanted the best education for his children. Caldwell...

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92 minutes. Rev. Sammy Huges discusses his early family history from the 1860s. He remembers his long walk to school as a child and attending the Rosenwald School. He dropped out of school early because he needed to help with family income, taking odd jobs to get by. His familys tobacco base was...

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66 minutes. Rev. James Washington talksabout his family history and growing up in Lexington, Kentucky. He discusses becaming an ironworker apprentice in Louisville, Kentucky and working on buildings made of concrete and steel. He also discusses volunteering spiritual guidance to men in a drug...

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62 minutes. White discusses her family history. She talked about going home every day for lunch and explains that the students at lunch who recieved a free lunch had to work in the school to compensate for the meal. She worked at Union Underwear for 28 years sewing the sleeves in shirts and...

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