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African American Families and Heritage in Garrard County [oral histories]
Start Year : 2010
The following was taken from the description at the "Pass the Word" website. "Oral History interviews about the historical presence, accomplishments and contributions of African American families in Garrard County. Interviewees include current and former residents of the county. Communities discussed are Lancaster, Bryantsville, White Oak, Herrington Lake, Davistown, Boones Creek, Flatwoods, Pain Lick and Buckey/Scotts Fork."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Garrard County, Kentucky

African American Farmers Oral History Project (Kentucky)
Start Year : 1991
End Year : 1992
The following information comes from the description in the SPOKE Database. "This project contains interviews concerning the experiences of African American farmers and their families in Kentucky. Topics include sharecropping, tobacco, cattle, women's roles on the farm, farm techniques, dairy farming, tenant farming, education, segregation."

 

Access Interview Read about the African American farmers oral history interviews available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records are in the SPOKE Database.

 

*For more information on African American farmers in Kentucky see "Upside down from the word go": Kentucky's black farmers speak out on the issue of land loss (thesis) by W. J. Wright.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

African American Heritage in Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky (FA 509) [oral histories]
Start Year : 1997
End Year : 2000
The following information comes from the bibliographic record for African American Heritage in Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky (FA 509): "This collection contains tape recorded interviews conducted by Maxine Ray and Theresa Lee. The interviews deal with the heritage of African Americans in Bowling Green and Warren County. This project was sponsored by a grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission." The collection has 3 boxes, 56 items, consisting of cassette tapes, donor forms and index. All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky

African American Heritage in Southern Hart County, Kentucky [oral histories]
Start Year : 2002
End Year : 2004
The following information comes from the description at the "Pass the Words" website. "Oral History collection consisting of interviews with African American residents of southern Hart County, predominately Horse Cave. Interviews covered topics of early African American settlements in the area as well as the dynamics of segregation and integration within the county. Also interviews about residents' experiences in the Civil Rights Movement. Original collection held at Kentucky Historical Society. Access copies available at KHS. Authorization must by granted by KHS se or publish by any means the archival material to which KHS holds copyright."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Hart County, Kentucky

African American Heritage of Simpson County Oral History Project 
Start Year : 1997
Subjects from the "Pass the Word" database record for the African American Heritage of Simpson County Oral History Project. "Discrimination, Farmers, Farming, Gospel music, Integration, Ku Klux Klan (1915-), Race relations, School integration, Schools, Segregation, Slavery, Slaves, Teachers"

 

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Discrimination, Farmers, Farming, Gospel music, Integration, Ku Klux Klan (1915-), Race relations, School integration, Schools, Segregation, Slavery, Slaves, Teachers - See more at: http://passtheword.ky.gov/collection/african-american-heritage-simpson-county-oral-history-project#sthash.tZpZKnzB.dpuf

Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Simpson County, Kentucky

African American Oral History Collection, University of Louisville Digital Archives [online]
Access InterviewThe African American collection is the first oral history collection the University of Louisville Digital Archives made available online. It covers the history of African Americans in Louisville, KY. The selections consist of audio recordings with full transcripts. See more about the collection for additional information.
Subjects: Librarians, Library Collections, Libraries, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

African American Schools: African American Education in South Central Kentucky, 1920–1960 - Oral History Collection by Joseph Carl Ruff (FA166)
Start Year : 1993
The following information is taken from the descriptive inventory. "This project, “African American Education in South Central Kentucky, 1920 – 1960”, was conducted by Joseph Carl Ruff, and includes 26 interviews with African Americans who were students, teachers and/or administrators in segregated schools in south central Kentucky. Their first-hand accounts provide a unique perspective on the evolution of the education of African Americans in the region. Each interview reflects the determination of a people to overcome the obstacles created by a flawed doctrine, ‘separate but equal’, to achieve success, and for many of the interviewees, to become community leaders as teachers and school administrators. This project was funded by a grant from the Kentucky Oral History Commission." The collection is available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.
Subjects: Education and Educators, Grade Schools & High Schools in Kentucky, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: South Central, Kentucky

African American Schools: Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (FA 455)
Start Year : 2008
End Year : 2009
The following information comes from the collection notes about Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (FA 455): "This collection consists of ten interviews done with African Americans who attended the Ralph Bunche School when it was still a segregated school in Glasgow, Kentucky. The interviews were conducted by Jessica Bonneau; Barry Kaufkins served as the faculty advisor on the project. Interviews were arranged alphabetically by the informant. The interviewees discuss the importance of the school in the African American community, the values taught at the facility, teachers and teaching, prejudice, segregation and integration, and general attitudes toward African Americans. Concurrently the interviews also reveal information about African American culture in Glasgow. The interviews are on CD’s (compact discs). This project was funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission, Frankfort, Kentucky." The collection has 1/2 box, 11 folders, 21 items, conaining the originals and compact discs. All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscrips and Folklife Archives.
Subjects: Education and Educators, Grade Schools & High Schools in Kentucky, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky

African Americans in the Military Oral History Project
Start Year : 2002
End Year : 2004
The following subject terms come from the "Pass the Word" website. "African Americans, Florida, Germany, Japan, Korea, Korean War, 1950-1953, Kuwait, Military, Persian Gulf War, 1991, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, World War, 1939-1945, ..."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Military & Veterans, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

African Americans in the Thoroughbred Industry Oral History Project
Start Year : 1994
End Year : 1995
The following information comes from the description on the "Pass the Word" website. "This series focuses on the experiences of African Americans working in the thoroughbred industry in Kentucky. The majority of interviews focus on backside occupations including hot walkers, exercise riders, and groomers. Other occupations include trainers, clockers, and jockeys. Interviewees discuss employment opportunities for African Americans in the racing industry, individuals they have worked with including owners and trainers, living conditions at the track, how they were trained in various occupations, working on horse farms, family life, race horses they have worked with, and the Kentucky Derby. Most of the interviews were conducted in Louisville with individuals who have worked at Churchill Downs."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Jockeys, Horsemen, Horse Breeders, Trainers, & The Derby, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

African Americans in the Upper Cumberland Region (FA 510) [oral histories]
Start Year : 1991
End Year : 1997
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.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Upper Cumberland Region, Kentucky and Tennessee

Black Church in Kentucky Oral History Project
Start Year : 1978
End Year : 1984
The following information comes from the description in the SPOKE Database. "Black church leaders throughout Kentucky discuss the history of the black church in the state, its role in the community, and lined hymns."

 

Access Interview Read more about the recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Black Elected Officials in Southern Kentucky [oral histories]
Start Year : 1977
End Year : 1978
The following informaton comes from the description at the "Pass the Word" website.

 

"These interviews are with blacks who were elected to or sought public office in Adairville, Auburn, Bowling Green, Franklin, Glasgow, Hopkinsville, and Russellville. They include a mayor, a mortician, a physician, a medical technologist, a hosiery mill supervisor, a factory supervisor, and an educator.

 

Interviewees discuss their personal histories, their careers, the challenges and hardships they have faced, race relations and discrimination in their communities, education for blacks, integration of their school systems, busing, their campaigns for office, the effects of racial prejudice on their campaigns, and their city and county governments.

 

The interviews are also in the Folklife Archives collection at Western Kentucky University."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Southern Kentucky

Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project
Start Year : 1979
The following information comes from the description in the SPOKE Database. "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."

 

Access Interview Read more about the recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Blacks In Lexington Oral History Project
Start Year : 1978
"The Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project has over 200 interviews. These interviews concern the educational, political, economic, and social opportunities for blacks in Lexington during the twentieth century."

Access Interview Read more about the recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky

Blacks in Louisville Oral History Project
Start Year : 1976
End Year : 1979
The following information comes from the description in the SPOKE Database. "Black residents of Louisville discuss their history from 1900 to 1940, especially their participation in education, politics, business, and community development."

 

Access Interview Read more about the recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

Born with a Purpose: African Americans in Owensboro [oral histories]
Start Year : 1997
End Year : 1999
The following information comes from the description on the "Pass the Word" web site. "In the summers of 1997, 1998, and 1999, an oral history project was conducted by local high school students documenting African American history in Owensboro. Topics covered in the interviews ranged from life under segregation, World War II, the Great Depression, Jazz, local sports, and education, to the customs and traditions common within the local african american community. The project was funded by the City of Owensboro, the J.T.P.A. Summer Challenge Program, the H.L. Neblitt Center, and the Kentucky Oral History Commission and was directed by Aloma Williams Dew.

Copyright belongs to the Kentucky Oral History Commission/Kentucky Historical Society. Access copies are also available at the Daviess County Public Library. Authorization must be granted by the Kentucky Historical Society to use or publish by any means the archival material to which the Society holds copyright."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky

Bourbon County, Kentucky African American Oral History Project
Start Year : 2010
The following comes from the collection description in the SPOKE Database. "In this project, African Americans in Paris, Kentucky and surrounding areas in Bourbon County
share their memories, life experiences, and the local history of African Americans. Their stories include the retelling of oral histories that have been handed down from previous generations. They touch on a variety of subjects including church and religion, race relations, civil rights, employment, school segregation, integration, northern migration, and the legacy they hope to leave behind. Interviewees include those who were born in Bourbon County, as well as those who moved to Bourbon later in life."

 

Access Interview Read more about the recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Bourbon County, Kentucky

Campbellsville - Taylor County, Kentucky Oral History Project (FA 202)
Start Year : 2006
The following information comes from the collection notes for Campbellsville - Taylor County, Kentucky Oral History Project (FA 202): "This collection consists of interviews (on compact discs) done with African Americans with Taylor County, Kentucky roots. The twenty-two interviews were conducted by Lynne Ferguson, a graduate of the Folk Studies Department at Western Kentucky University for Greater Campbellsville United. The project’s purpose was to collect information about the often neglected African American history in Campbellsville. The collection includes interviews, permission forms, informant information sheets and tape logs. A collection highlight is an interview with Clem Haskins, a former basketball star at Western Kentucky University, who also enjoyed a successful professional basketball career and a collegiate coaching career. An interview with his wife Harriet Yevette Haskins, who served as a WKU regent, is also included." The collection has 1 box, 23 folders, and 47 items, dated 2006, and consisting of compact discs and typescripts. All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.

 
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky

Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project
Start Year : 1998
The following comes from the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project website. "Since 1998 historians have collected more than 175 oral history interviews that are on file at the Kentucky Historical Society. The commission has supported the collection of additional interviews by Dr. Tracy K’Meyer at the University of Louisville, bringing the total to more than 225."

 

Access Interview "Online Digital Media Database providing comprehensive access to the audio and video interviews collected by the project and over 10,000 pages of electronic transcripts. All material is full-text searchable and can be sorted by county, subject or decade."

 
Subjects: Activists, Civil Rights, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Community Memories: A Glimpse of African American Life in Frankfort, KY Project [Kentucky Historical Society - oral histories]
The "Community Memories" project is one of the KHS Digital Collections [Kentucky Historical Society] available online. The photographs and the oral history collection features a glance at the life of African Americans in Frankfort, Kentucky. The community's families, neighborhoods, and occupations, as well as religious and educational traditions are revealed in this collection of photographed and oral history interviews shared by local residents in 1995.
Subjects: Communities, Photographers, Photographs, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky

The Daily Aesthetic Projects (website and oral histories)
Start Year : 1997
The Daily Aesthetic website on African American parks in Lexington, Kentucky, prior to integration in 1956.

The Daily Aesthetic Oral History Project: "This project focuses on African American culture during the time of segregated park systems in Lexington, Kentucky. These interviews, originally conducted by Boyd Shearer, Jr. for a multimedia presentation, contain descriptions of African American park activities, particularly in Douglass Park. Activities ranged from doll shows, to carnivals, to sports programs. This community also celebrated the visual arts, music, and holidays such as the 4th of July and Easter. The focus of this collection is not discrimination experienced by African Americans at this time, but rather how the park provided a place for them to come together and cultivate a sense of identity and community."

Access Interview Read more about The Daily Aesthetic Oral History recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database. The recordings are available online.

 
Subjects: Parks, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky

Fulton KY's Historic African American Railroaders Oral Histories & More
The following information is from the Fulton KY's Historic African American Railroders website.

 

"The Oral History Project is a series of ten oral history interviews with Fulton’s Illinois Central workers and/or family members,  that focuses on the everyday lives of the African American Illinois Central Workers of the Historic Fulton KY Railroad Station. The 1940 -1970 heyday of the railroad is the primary era of interest for the project, though some of the subjects began their work on the railroad, earlier and some later.

 

The interview videos and 240 pages of photos and backstories are archived by the Kentucky Oral History Commission for 300 years and the videos are available for continuing research and general public use (a research fee is charged) as interested."

 

  See list of interviews and photographs at Fulton KY's Historic African American Railroaders Oral History website.
Subjects: Railroad, Railway, Trains, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Fulton, Fulton County, Kentucky

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project
Start Year : 2013
The following comes from the University of Kentucky Public Relations press release, dated March 5, 2014. "The Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project is being made possible by a partnership between UK Libraries' Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, the UK Office of Community Engagement and the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. The commission established the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame to recognize men and women who are or have been leaders in the struggle for equality and justice in the Commonwealth; to raise public awareness about human rights issues; and to foster an environment for discussion and education regarding Kentucky civil rights history and ongoing challenges."

 

Access Interview See the list of names and listen to the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History interviews available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records are in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Activists, Civil Rights, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Laurel County African American Heritage Oral History Project
Start Year : 2005
The following description and subject terms come from the Kentucky Historical Society website. "6 interviews with current and former African American residents of Laurel County, Kentucky." "Basketball; Basketball players; Churches; Civil rights; Coal camps; Coal miners; Coal mines and mining; Kentucky State University; Quilting; Race discrimination; Race relations; School integration; Schools; Segregation; Slavery; Slaves"  

Access InterviewThe Laurel County African American Heritage Oral History Project recordings are available online at the Kentucky Historical Society website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Laurel County, Kentucky

Lincoln Institute Oral History Collection
Start Year : 2003
End Year : 2008
The following information comes from the catalog record for the collection at Berea College. "This collection consists of thirty-nine videocassettes of interviews with eighty-six individuals who were students at Lincoln Institute at various times ranging from the 1930s through 1966 when the school closed. The interviews were recorded by Berea College Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies, Andrew Baskin with the assistance of Symerdar Baskin. Lincoln Institute was an all-black boarding high school in Simpsonville, Kentucky, near Louisville, that operated from 1912 to 1966.The school was created by the trustees of Berea College after the Day Law passed the Kentucky Legislature in 1904 which put an end to the racially integrated education at Berea that had lasted since the end of the Civil War."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Lincoln Ridge, Shelby County, Kentucky

Madison County African American Oral History Project and indexes
Start Year : 1990
End Year : 1994
The interviews were completed between 1990 and 1994, mostly by Dr. A.G. Dunston, a faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University. The collection is located at Eastern Kentucky University Library's University Archives. Transcripts are available online for many of the interviews, and there are indexes for most of the interviews also.
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Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Madison County, Kentucky

Mercer County African American Oral History Project [oral histories]
Start Year : 2013
The following comes from "Pass the Word," a Kentucky Historical Society website. "This project seeks to document the oral history of African Americans in Mercer County, Kentucky, focusing heavily on residents of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. The content of the interviews focuses heavily on physical locations in the county that have been historically important to the black community, including churches, schools and businesses. Interviewees discuss desegregation of schools and the community as well as well known individuals in the Harrodsburg and Mercer County community."

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See list of Mercer County interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Mercer County, Kentucky

Old Anderson County: Black & White Oral History Project
Start Year : 1980
End Year : 2005
The following information comes from the description on the "Pass the Word" website. "These interviewees were born in Anderson County and their ancestors were original settlers in the area. The information gathered represents attitudes, mores, food ways, educational opportunities, and political intentions of both groups-country and city--from about 1890 to present. Also explored, were the issues of housing, recreation and courting."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Anderson County, Kentucky

Ralph Bunche National Historic District - Oral History Project (FA 457)
Start Year : 2003
End Year : 2004
The following information comes from the organizational history and collection notes for Ralph Bunche National Historic District - Oral History Project (FA 457): "The Ralph Bunche National Historic District consists of approximately 136 buildings in an area of Glasgow, Kentucky bounded by East College Street, Landrum Street, Twyman Court and South Lewis Streets. The District is important for its association with Glasgow, Kentucky’s African American community. The district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 and its chief period of architectural significance runs from 1900 to 1974. The District contains residential, commercial and educational properties."

 

"This collection consists of thirty-one interviews done with African Americans related to the neighborhood contained within the Ralph Bunche National Historic District in Glasgow, Kentucky. Much of the interviews relate to family history and the Ralph Bunche School when it was still a segregated institution. The interviews were conducted by Lynne (Hammer) Ferguson. The interviewees discuss the importance of the school and church in the African American community, prejudice, segregation and integration, genealogy, social rites and customs, urban renewal, and general attitudes toward African Americans. The interviews also reveal information about African American culture in Glasgow with particular emphasis on things that occurred within the historic district. The interviews are on cassettes. This project was sponsored by the Kentucky Oral History Commission."

All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky

Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project
Start Year : 1977
End Year : 1981
The oral history interviews conducted by Robert Penn Warren for his book, Who Speaks for the Negro?, are located in the Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project in the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History. A list of the interviews available online include Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin.  For more on the author, who is a Kentucky native, see the Robert Penn Warren Papers at the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Access Interview Read about the Robert Penn Warren oral history interviews available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records are in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Activists, Civil Rights, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Rufus Ballard Atwood Oral History Project
Start Year : 1974
End Year : 1991
The following information comes from the description in the SPOKE Database. "Rufus Ballard Atwood (1897--1983) became president of the Kentucky Industrial College for Negroes, now known as Kentucky State University, in 1929. For many years, it was the only state college open to blacks in Kentucky. Atwood expanded and strengthened the academic and athletic programs and greatly increased enrollment during his tenure; he retired in 1962. Atwood and his friends, relatives, and associates discuss his life and career."

 

Access Interview Read more about the recordings available at the University of Kentucky Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, item records in the SPOKE Database.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky

The Spirituals: An Oral History Project
Start Year : 2003
End Year : 2006
The following information comes from the description on the "Pass the Word" website. "Thirty-nine interviews with scholars, historians, members of the Kentucky based American Spiritual Ensemble, ethno-musicologists, and laypeople concerning the Negro spiritual. These interviews were conducted to create a PBS documentary. The documentary recounts the history from which the spiritual art form arose, the importance of the spirituals to the Civil Rights movement, and goes on the road with The American Spiritual Ensemble as they gallantly try to preserve the vanishing folk songs of the slaves."

 

Access Interview  See list of interviews at "Pass the Word" website.

Thirty-nine interviews with scholars, historians, members of the Kentucky based American Spiritual Ensemble, ethno-musicologists, and laypeople concerning the Negro spiritual. These interviews were conducted to create a PBS documentary. The documentary recounts the history from which the spiritual art form arose, the importance of the spirituals to the Civil Rights movement, and goes on the road with The American Spiritual Ensemble as they gallantly try to preserve the vanishing folk songs of the slaves. - See more at: http://passtheword.ky.gov/collection/spirituals-oral-history-project-0#sthash.mxNJtLnA.dpuf

Subjects: Musicians, Opera, Singers, Song Writers, Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Kentucky

Trigg County, Kentucky African American Oral History Project (FA 196)
Start Year : 1995
The following information comes from the collection note about Trigg County, Kentucky African American Oral History Project (FA 196): "This collection includes interviews conducted by five Western Kentucky University folk studies students with sixteen African American residents of Trigg County, Kentucky about their lives. Included are the taped interviews, indexes of the recordings, photographs, negatives, and data sheets for the informants." This collection has 1 ½ boxes. 24 folders. 82 items. Typescripts, cassette tapes, photographs, and negatives. All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.
Subjects: Oral History Collections
Geographic Region: Trigg County, Kentucky

 

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