Describes her experience as a student in the city schools of Hopkinsville, Kentucky and then as a teacher in Trigg and Christian Counties. Mentions the unfair practices of 'separate but equal' and comments on the process of school integration, its costs and benefits.


Describes the school, teachers, and community of Flatwoods in Adair County, Kentucky, providing details about teacher training, discipline, curriculum, day-to-day activities, fundraising, and transportation. First began teaching at Hardyville (Hart County) in 1932, then on to Hodgenville (two-...


This project, “African American Education in South Central Kentucky, 1920 – 1960”, was conducted by Joseph Carl Ruff, and includes 26 interviews with African Americans who were educated in and/or taught in south central Kentucky. Their first-hand accounts provide a unique perspective on the...

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