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African Americans in the Upper Cumberland Region (FA 510) [oral histories]

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The following information about the oral history collection, African Americans in the Upper Cumberland Region (FA 510), comes from the collection note at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives:  "This collection contains interviews with or about African Americans in the upper Cumberland region of Kentucky and Tennessee. The interviews are life histories focusing on what it was like growing up in the region. Researchers should look at the subject analytics below to determine the counties included in this study. This project was done as part of a class in folk studies at Western Kentucky University and supervised by Lynwood Montell." The collection is 6 boxes, 54 folders, 238 items, dated 1991-1997, consisting of original papers, transcriptions, photos, and cassette tapes.  All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.

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“African Americans in the Upper Cumberland Region (FA 510) [oral histories],” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 21, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2964.

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