Interview with Ed Hamilton, July 2, 2016

Project: Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Hamilton speaks about the influence that the civil rights movement had on his life and career as an artist. He also goes in depth about his commissions that he has received and how those commissions were his way of fighting against racial discrimination. The process of discovering that he was adopted and finding his biological mother is discussed in depth, as well as how it affected him once he did find out.

Interview Accession

2016oh259_kcrhf023

Interviewee Name

Ed Hamilton

Interviewer Name

Betty Bayé

Interview Date

2016-07-02

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Hamilton, Ed Interview by Betty Bayé. 02 Jul. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hamilton, E. (2016, July 02). Interview by B. Bayé. Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hamilton, Ed, interview by Betty Bayé. July 02, 2016, Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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