Interview with Sarah Clark Newby, August 19, 1998

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

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Interview Summary

Sarah Newby was one of the first African American students to attend the University of Kentucky in 1954. She graduated from UK in 1958 with her bachelor's degree and in 1964 with her master's degree. In this interview, she talks about her family and economic background. She talks about commuting to Dunbar High School in Lexington from Nicholasville and discusses the expenses of her education. She talks about how her high school experience prepared her for college and was a factor in why she graduated from college when many of her fellow African American classmates did not. She discusses her expectations when coming to UK, how her experiences compared to those expectations, and her positive and negative experiences at UK.

Interview Accession

2000oh067_af596

Interviewee Name

Sarah Clark Newby

Interviewer Name

Sharon Childs

Interview Date

1998-08-19

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Newby, Sarah Clark Interview by Sharon Childs. 19 Aug. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Newby, S.C. (1998, August 19). 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.

Newby, Sarah Clark, interview by Sharon Childs. August 19, 1998, 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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