Interview with Lillian B. Gentry, March 5, 1993

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Lillian Gentry was born in Madison COunty, Kentucky and moved to Lexington after graduting high school. In this interview she discusses her experiences living in teh Northside neighborhood, on both Eddie Street and Limestone Street. She talks about the nearby businesses and churches, as well as the entertainment that was available. She talks about growing up on her grandparent's farm in Kentucky, and the food they raised there. She discusses her children's experiences in both segregated and integrated schools. She talks about her neighbors, neighborhood community centers, and how Lexington has changed since she first moved there.

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1993oh388_kh550

Interviewee Name

Lillian B. Gentry

Interviewer Name

Betsy Adler

Interview Date

1993-03-05

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Gentry, Lillian B. Interview by Betsy Adler. 05 Mar. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gentry, L.B. (1993, March 05). Interview by B. Adler. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gentry, Lillian B., interview by Betsy Adler. March 05, 1993, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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