race relations

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a United States public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families. A part of the New Deal of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, it provided unskilled manual labor jobs related to the conservation...

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Copyright belongs to the Kentucky Oral History Commission. Authorization must by granted by KOHC to use or publish by any means the archival material to which KOHC holds copyright.

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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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The staff of the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer interviewed residents in the Owensboro area about their lives in the first half of this century. The interviews were collected to be excerpted in a special oral history series, A Generation Remembers, published in 1986. Topics include the floods of...

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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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These twelve interviews with Frankfort/Franklin County residents cover their family history in this area. Topics include local families, historic homes, streets, distilleries, entertainment, transportation, neighborhoods, race relations, African Americans, and settlers. Copyright Kentucky...

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"Get It Here" leads to the Berea list of interviews. Follow the links for each interview to hear recordings and read transcripts.This Collection consists of fourteen audio cassettes and transcripts of interviews with former Berea College students and faculty who participated in the...

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