civil rights

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90 minutes. African American Mr. W. A. Howard discusses his slave ancestors and his grandfather's enlistment with Union troops in Owensboro during the Civil War. He describes his experience in World War II. He discusses farming, segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and change over time...

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Between 1955 and 1972 Frankfort's "Bottom" or "Craw" community, an integrated working-class neighborhood, was systematically destroyed by the urban renewal process in the capital city. In a series of interviews former residents describe their experiences with urban...

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This project includes raw audio & video used to make the documentary Living the Story (an extension of the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project.).The raw footage was also edited to create hour long videos highlighting some of the individuals interviewed for the Living the...

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Interviews with individuals involved with school desegregation in western Kentucky.

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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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