Interview with Earl B. Brown, July 30, 1986

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Raised in Bourbon County, Mr. Brown talks about his father's death by drowning, his educational background, favorite teacher Ed Martin, and his mother's employment. He recounts his experiences in the Army during World War I, learning the upholstery business at Kentucky Normal School in Frankfort, and his career. Mr. Brown also talks about his religious faith and of seeing the black madonna in Paris, France.

Interview Accession

1986oh214_kh343

Interviewee Name

Earl B. Brown

Interviewer Name

Ann Grundy

Interview Date

1986-07-30

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Brown, Earl B. Interview by Ann Grundy. 30 Jul. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Brown, E.B. (1986, July 30). Interview by A. Grundy. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Brown, Earl B., interview by Ann Grundy. July 30, 1986, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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