From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

African American Heritage in Southern Hart County, Kentucky [oral histories]

The following information comes from the description at the Pass the Word 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 to use or publish by any means the archival material to which KHS holds copyright."


Kentucky County & Region

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Kentucky Place (Town or City)

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Cite This NKAA Entry:

“African American Heritage in Southern Hart County, Kentucky [oral histories],” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 15, 2024,

Last modified: 2022-02-09 17:03:16