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

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History is located in Special Collections of the University of Kentucky Libraries. It houses recordings of personal recollections, for many of the recordings, the information is not available anywhere else. There are thousands of hours of memories in the oral recordings collections, including African American Farmers; the Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, 1900-1989; the Black Church in Kentucky Oral History Project, 1978-1985; Race Relations in Owensboro-Daviess County, Kentucky, 1930-1970; and the Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History Project. For more information about the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History call (859) 257-0189. See also the research guide, Civil Rights in Kentucky - Oral Histories.


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“Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 27, 2020,

Last modified: 2017-09-14 22:06:59