Interview with Helen Higgins, April 9, 2009

Project: East End Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Helen Higgins discusses her family background and talks about moving to Lexington, Kentucky when she was 18 years old. She talks about the various jobs she has worked over the years. She describes Lexington during the 1940s and '50s when she was a young woman, including the restaurants and bars she frequented. She talks about how Lexington has changed and discusses feeling a lack of respect from younger generations. She talks about her experience with race relations in Lexington.

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2009oh106_eel012

Interviewee Name

Helen Higgins

Interviewer Name

Joan Brannon

Interview Date

2009-04-09

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Higgins, Helen Interview by Joan Brannon. 09 Apr. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Higgins, H. (2009, April 09). Interview by J. Brannon. East End Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Higgins, Helen, interview by Joan Brannon. April 09, 2009, East End Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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