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Civil Rights in Kentucky - Oral Histories: Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project

Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project


Interviewees discuss race relations and racial violence in the Kentucky cities of Shelbyville,  Russellville, Cadiz, and Henderson; New Haven, Connecticut; and North Carolina. The New Zion Community is also discussed. Former Kentucky governor Earle C. Clements is among those interviewed.

Number of Interviews        34

Total Hours                   24


African Americans--Crimes against--Kentucky--History. ; African Americans--Crimes against-- New Haven County (Conn.)--History. ; African Americans--Crimes against--North Carolina-- History. ; Kentucky--Race relations. ; New Haven County (Conn.)--Race relations. ; North Carolina--Race relations. ; Scott County (Ky.) ; African Americans--Kentucky--Scott County.



Segregation, Integration, Public Policy, Education, Religion