Interview with Doris Y. Wilkinson, June 21, 1988

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Doris Y. Wilkinson Wilkinson was born in 1908 and grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. She talks about her childhood, family, and her early education. She discusses her awareness of segregation as a child. She discusses attending the University of Kentucky as one of the first African American students. She discusses her experience at UK, including a few incidents of racism and discrimination. She talks about developing relationships with her professors.

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1988oh104_af323

Interviewee Name

Doris Y. Wilkinson

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhistell

Interview Date

1988-06-21

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Wilkinson, Doris Y. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. 21 Jun. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wilkinson, D.Y. (1988, June 21). Interview by T. L. Birdwhistell. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wilkinson, Doris Y., interview by Terry L. Birdwhistell. June 21, 1988, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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