Browse Interviews (10 total)

Anna Williams Way moved to Richmond, KY in 1969 with her husband who was the 1st black professor at EKU. Mrs. Way began working for Central University College advising undergraduate students about their courses and education. She discusses the many changes she has witnessed over the years at EKU, the African American community in Richmond, and her…

Jave Warren was born on June 20th, 1903 in Madison County, KY. He describes his family background, black communities in Madison County, and racial conflicts in the area. As a member and deacon of Elizabeth Predestinarian Baptist Church, he explains the Predestinarian concept and the importance of the church. He discusses his occupational history…

A graduate of Richmond High School, Fannie Catherine Taylor received her Master's Degree from the University of Louisville in Special Education. An active member in the community and politics, Fannie Taylor was a former president of the local NAACP, a chairperson on the human rights commission, and a member of several social organizations such as…

A very active member in the Richmond, KY community, Lucy Francis Munday describes her work with the Richmond Register and the numerous social and civic organizations that she belongs to such as the Kentucky State Association of Colored Women's Federated Clubs and the Richmond Area Arts Council. She discusses her longterm membership to the First…

Born in Madison County, Kentucky in an area known as Moberly, Ethel Kennedy Hocker grew up in a large family with 12 siblings. She discusses her family background, receiving her education at Richmond High School, and being a long time member of First Baptist Church. Mrs. Hocker is a member of the NAACP, Eastern Star, and the Dorae Elks. She recalls…

John W. Freeman moved to the Richmond Community in 1940 to teach at Richmond High School. Mr. Freeman discusses his family background, education, and the black community in Richmond, KY. He recalls the numerous black businesses that existed in Richmond and how the residents reacted to desegregation. Mr. Freeman provides information about the…

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