Interview with Ethel Kennedy Hocker

  • Identifier1993 OH 149
  • Date3/25/1992
  • InterviewerDunston, A.G.
  • IntervieweeHocker, Ethel Kennedy
  • DescriptionBorn 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 several African American businesses and communities in Madison County, segregation, minimal incidents of protesting, and race relations in Madison County.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration :38:15
  • Restrictionsyes
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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