Interview with Leora Franklin

  • Identifier: 1993 OH 144
  • Date: 10/9/1992
  • Interviewer: Dunston, A.G.
  • Interviewee: Franklin, Leora
  • Description: Leora Franklin a native of the Richmond community, provides an overview of her family background, education, and the African American community in Richmond, KY. She recalls the numerous black businesses in the area, attending Richmond High School, attending Bobtown Church with her family, and the process of integration. She discusses the many different social organizations that she belongs to such as the NAACP and the Brassfield Homemakers Club and her dedication to being an active participant in the Richmond community.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 1:24:11
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  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Leora Franklin,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 10, 2020,