Interview with Aubrey Williams, March 25, 2004

Project: Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Williams (House 1977-1985, 42nd district; Democrat) recalls his experiences as an African-American growing up in a coal camp, and in the town of Harlan when Jim Crow laws were in effect, playing basketball, experiencing racism in Detroit, college education, law school, the hierarchy present in Louisville's municipal government, civic involvement, his chairmanship of the Louisville NAACP, support for his campaign, key legislation in affirmative action, handicap accessibility of buildings, and his impressions of Governors Carroll and Fletcher. Part 1 of 2.

Interview Accession

2004oh076_leg078

Interviewee Name

Aubrey Williams

Interviewer Name

Eric Moyen

Interview Date

2004-03-25

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Williams, Aubrey Interview by Eric Moyen. 25 Mar. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Williams, A. (2004, March 25). Interview by E. Moyen. Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Williams, Aubrey, interview by Eric Moyen. March 25, 2004, Kentucky Legislature Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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