Interview with Theodore Calvin Wallace, Sr., January 27th, 1983


Accession Number:
1983OH006 KH 207
Interviewee: 
Theodore Calvin Wallace, Sr.
Interviewer: 
Gerald Smith
Interview Date: 
Thursday, January 27th, 1983
Summary: 

Born in Patton, Alabama, Mr. Wallace discusses his educational background and varied work experiences. He comments upon broadcasting African American high school athletics, radio stations WLAP and WLEX, and the establishment of the Bluegrass and Lexington Chronicles. He recalls the late Reverend W. A. Jones, Julia Lewis, and Ronald and Theodore Berry, as well as African American participation in politics, police surveillance, and "black pride". He comments the progress of the quality of life afforded African American citizens since 1954.

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