Interview with Samuel Wallace, III, August 18, 1998

Project: University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Samuel Wallace, III was one of the first African American students to attend the University of Kentucky. In this interview, he discusses his childhood and family background and his experiences with segregation in Lexington, Kentucky. He talks about his decision to attend UK, his experiences as one of the first African American students on campus, and why he left UK after one semester.

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2000oh077_af606

Interviewee Name

Samuel Wallace, III

Interviewer Name

Sharon Childs

Interview Date

1998-08-18

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III, Samuel Wallace, Interview by Sharon Childs. 18 Aug. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

III, S.W. (1998, August 18). Interview by S. Childs. University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

III, Samuel Wallace,, interview by Sharon Childs. August 18, 1998, University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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