Interview with Harry N. Sykes, February 6, 2009

Project: East End Lexington Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Sykes discusses his career as a city commissioner for the city of Lexington, Kentucky. He describes the conditions of housing and segregation that affected the Black community in Lexington. He provides insight on how the local Urban League was founded.

Interview Accession

2009oh101_eel007

Interviewee Name

Harry N. Sykes

Interviewer Name

Joan Brannon

Interview Date

2009-02-06

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Sykes, Harry N. Interview by Joan Brannon. 06 Feb. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Sykes, H.N. (2009, February 06). Interview by J. Brannon. East End Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Sykes, Harry N., interview by Joan Brannon. February 06, 2009, East End Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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