Mercer County (Ky.)

(Item)

109 minutes. Mr. Taylor discusses his family background & childhood in Harrodsburg, Ky. He provides a detailed summary of teachers and classroom placement at West Side High School (a Rosenwald School) in the late 1930s and 1940s. African American businesses in Harrodsburg are discussed...

(Collection)

This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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