Interview with Robert Morton, December 26, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

An Affirmative Action Officer for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County government, Mr. Morton worked for 33 years at the Bluegrass Army Depot. He graduated from high school in 1941 and served during World War II with the United States Army as an electronics specialist. Mr. Morton discusses his work-related experiences, including race relations and the prejudice he encountered, both at work and in the public park system. The responsibilities of his duties as Affirmative Action Officer are outlined, as is the support accorded to the Equal Employment Opportunity program by the African American community.

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1979oh067_kh132

Interviewee Name

Robert Morton

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-12-26

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Morton, Robert Interview by Edward Owens. 26 Dec. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Morton, R. (1978, December 26). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Morton, Robert, interview by Edward Owens. December 26, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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