Interview with Bill Cooke, April 30, 2018

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Bill Cooke, the first director of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park and the current director emeritus, discusses his 41 years running the museum, how he got involved, the early years of the park, and his role in curating four very large, important exhibits at the museum, including one on African American horsemen in Kentucky, which he talks about at particular length.

Interview Accession

2018oh221_hik111

Interviewee Name

Bill Cooke

Interviewer Name

Alan Lytle

Interview Date

2018-04-30

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Cooke, Bill Interview by Alan Lytle. 30 Apr. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Cooke, B. (2018, April 30). Interview by A. Lytle. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Cooke, Bill, interview by Alan Lytle. April 30, 2018, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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