Interview with Mildred Strider, May 19, 1988

Project: Kentucky History: Robert H. Williams Children's Home Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Mildred Strider talks about her time on the board of the Colored Orphan Industrial Home in Lexington, Kentucky (which later became the Robert H. Williams Children's Home and Cultural Center). She remembers a colored day nursery that used to exist in Lexington as well, in addition to the Colored Orphan Industrial Home. She talks about the founders of the home, the name changes the Home has gone through, and explains the three-part board system that runs the Home. Specifically, she recalls successfully adding more women to the portion of the board that controlled the money during her tenure as Vice Chairman.

Interview Accession

1988oh090_kh449

Interviewee Name

Mildred Strider

Interviewer Name

Lauretta F. Byars

Interview Date

1988-05-19

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Strider, Mildred Interview by Lauretta F. Byars. 19 May. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Strider, M. (1988, May 19). Interview by L. F. Byars. Kentucky History: Robert H. Williams Children's Home Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Strider, Mildred, interview by Lauretta F. Byars. May 19, 1988, Kentucky History: Robert H. Williams Children's Home Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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