Interview with Abby L. Marlatt, November 16, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

A Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activist, Dr. Marlatt discusses her educational background, her professional career at the University of Kentucky, and the reaction of her colleagues to her involvement with CORE. The history of CORE in Lexington beginning in 1959, including the reactions of the African American community as well as city hall's reaction, are recounted by Dr. Marlatt. She recalls strategic planning meetings at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, and the membership and accomplishments of CORE.

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1979oh065_kh130

Interviewee Name

Abby L. Marlatt

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-11-16

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Marlatt, Abby L. Interview by Edward Owens. 16 Nov. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Marlatt, A.L. (1978, November 16). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Marlatt, Abby L., interview by Edward Owens. November 16, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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