Interview with Lillian Gentry

  • Identifier1993 OH 146
  • Date4/1/1992
  • InterviewerDunston, A.G.
  • IntervieweeGentry, Lillian
  • DescriptionMrs. Lillian Gentry grew up in Madison County, KY where she attended segregated schools and graduated from Richmond High School. After her marriage Mrs. Gentry moved to Lexington, KY and has resided in the Lexington area for many years. In this interview she discusses her family background, education, church, and being a member of several social organizations such as the NAACP, the Community Reinvestment Alliance, and Community Action. Mrs. Gentry also covers many other topics in this interview such as interracial relations and being an African American worker at EKU.
  • LocationLexington, KY
  • Duration :50:41
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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