Interview with Elizabeth P. Thomas, October 21, 1988

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Elizabeth Thomas of Paris, Kentucky describes her family history, and talks about her parents' occupations. She talks about the educational background of her family members, her own college education at Kentucky State University (then called Kentucky Normal Industrial Institute), and her experiences teaching in segregated schools. Thomas talks about Black history and achievements made by African Americans. She talks about the houses she and her husband owned, and describes some of the Black businesses in Paris, Kentucky.

Interview Accession

1988oh164_kh457

Interviewee Name

Elizabeth P. Thomas

Interviewer Name

Emily Parker

Interview Date

1988-10-21

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Thomas, Elizabeth P. Interview by Emily Parker. 21 Oct. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Thomas, E.P. (1988, October 21). Interview by E. Parker. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Thomas, Elizabeth P., interview by Emily Parker. October 21, 1988, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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