Interview with Helen Frye

  • Identifier1981 OH 065
  • Date9/25/1980
  • InterviewerDavis, David R.
  • IntervieweeFrye, Helen
  • DescriptionMrs. Helen Fisher Frye provides an overview of her personal background, education, and occupational history. She was very active in the civil rights movement and was the 1st African American to enroll at Centre College. She discusses teaching in the segregated school system and the impact integration had on the Danville, KY community.
  • LocationDanville, KY
  • Duration:46:18
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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