Interview with Lucius Ross, November 23, 1997

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

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Interview Summary

Lucius Ross was one of the first African American students to attend the University of Kentucky. In this interview, he discusses his family background, his experience in segregated public schools, and his contact with UK professors as a child. He talks about his high school education and his decision to attend UK. He talks about the attitudes of the faculty and other students regarding integration and says that he did not experience any racial incidents at UK. He talks about his career after leaving UK.

Interview Accession

2000oh083_af612

Interviewee Name

Lucius Ross

Interviewer Name

Sharon Childs

Interview Date

1997-11-23

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Ross, Lucius Interview by Sharon Childs. 23 Nov. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ross, L. (1997, November 23). 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.

Ross, Lucius, interview by Sharon Childs. November 23, 1997, 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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