Interview with Brenda Jackson, October 3, 2019

Project: Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Brenda Jackson shares research she conducted regarding Dr. James Knox Polk. Polk, an enslaved person from birth, was trained as a jockey in his youth. He became a hostler for his owner, Confederate Gen. Abraham Buford, during the Civil War. After emancipation, Polk became a minister and community leader.

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2019oh1687_caahi0014

Interviewee Name

Brenda Jackson

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Cynthia S. Maharrey

Interview Date

2019-10-03

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Jackson, Brenda Interview by Cynthia S. Maharrey. 03 Oct. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Jackson, B. (2019, October 03). Interview by C. S. Maharrey. Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Jackson, Brenda, interview by Cynthia S. Maharrey. October 03, 2019, Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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