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Title Freedom on the border : an oral history of the civil rights movement in Kentucky / [compiled and edited by] Catherine Fosl and Tracy E. K'Meyer
Published Lexington, Ky. : Univ. Press of Kentucky, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Series Kentucky remembered, an oral history series
Kentucky remembered.
Contents 1. Life under segregation. Profile : Jesse Crenshaw -- 2. Desegregation in education -- 3. Opening public accommodations. Profile : Helen Fisher Frye -- 4. Open housing -- 5. Economic opportunity. Profile : Julia Cowans -- 6. Black consciousness, black power. Profile : J. Blaine Hudson -- 7. Black political power
Summary Memories fade, witnesses pass away, and the stories of how social change took place are often lost. Many of those stories, however, have been preserved thanks to the dozens of civil rights activists across Kentucky who shared their memories in the wide-ranging oral history project from which this volume arose. Through their collective memories and the efforts of a new generation of historians, the stories behind the marches, vigils, court cases, and other struggles to overcome racial discrimination are finally being brought to light. In Freedom on the Border: An Oral History of the Civil Right
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-296) and index
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Subject African American civil rights workers -- Kentucky -- Biography.
African American civil rights workers -- Kentucky -- Interviews.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Kentucky -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Kentucky -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights workers -- Kentucky -- Biography.
Civil rights workers -- Kentucky -- Interviews.
Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Kentucky -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Fosl, Catherine.
K'Meyer, Tracy Elaine.
ISBN 0813139015 (electronic bk.)
0813173639 (electronic bk.)
9780813139012 (electronic bk.)
9780813173634 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover : alk. paper)
(hardcover : alk. paper)