Interview with Joyce Gordon

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Identifier

1981 OH 047

Date

12/3/1980

Description

Joyce Gordon began her teaching career in the mid 1950's and taught primarily in the Danville School system. In this interview she discusses being a teacher in Danville, KY during the time of integration and how the teachers and students adjusted to integration. She recalls conflicts that occurred due to racial differences and fear and how the administration and teachers handled these situations. Joyce Gordon discusses the community of Danville and racial acceptance and the improvement of race relations among students as time progressed.

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Title

Interview with Joyce Gordon

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Interviewer

Davis, David R.

Interviewee

Gordon, Joyce

Location

Danville, KY

Duration

:42:57

Restrictions

none

XML

1981oh047-gordon.xml

Funding Source

Transcript: Kentucky Oral History Commission
Digitization: Kentucky Digital Library

Citation

“Interview with Joyce Gordon,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/726.

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