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Civil Rights in Kentucky - Oral Histories: Kentucky History Oral History Project - 1967 Open Housing Movement in Louisville, Kentucky

Kentucky History Oral History Project - 1967 Open Housing Movement in Louisville, Kentucky

Description

In this project, interviewees discuss growing up in a segregated Louisville, the nature and extent of this segregation, the nature and palpability of race-based discrimination in Louisville juxtaposed against the more intense discrimination experienced in the Deep South, and black access to public accommodations and their quality. They talk about the racial and socio-economic compositions of their neighborhoods and how these compositions changed across time.  They also discuss, in detail, the nature of their personal involvement in and overall experience of the Louisville open housing movement and protest of 1967.

 

Number of Interviews        2

Total Hours                  2

Keywords               

 1967 Open Housing Movement ; Childhood ; Louisville, Kentucky; Racial Discrimination; Civil Rights Movement; Racial Integration; Racial Segregation; Georgia Davis Powers

Tags

Housing, Segregation, Integration, Public Policy