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A major statewide initiative to document, through oral history interviews, the struggle to end legal segregation in Kentucky between 1930 and 1975. Directed by oral historian Dr. Betsy Brinson, this series of interviews features Kentuckians who, in some capacity, participated in the movement.
Features more than 150 newspapers from all regions of the United States—plus approximately 50,000 government documents and 4,000 rare broadsides and pieces of ephemera. Provides local and national coverage of American culture, politics and society from 1840 through 1877.