Interview with Theodore Calvin Wallace, Sr., January 27, 1983

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Born in Patton, Alabama, Mr. Wallace discusses his educational background and varied work experiences. He comments upon broadcasting African American high school athletics, radio stations WLAP and WLEX, and the establishment of the Bluegrass and Lexington Chronicles. He recalls the late Reverend W. A. Jones, Julia Lewis, and Ronald and Theodore Berry, as well as African American participation in politics, police surveillance, and "black pride". He comments the progress of the quality of life afforded African American citizens since 1954.

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1983oh006_kh207

Interviewee Name

Theodore Calvin Wallace, Sr.

Interviewer Name

Gerald Smith

Interview Date

1983-01-27

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Wallace, Theodore Calvin, Sr. Interview by Gerald Smith. 27 Jan. 1983. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wallace, T.C., Sr. (1983, January 27). Interview by G. Smith. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wallace, Theodore Calvin, Sr., interview by Gerald Smith. January 27, 1983, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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