Interview with Ovan Haskins, July 14, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Mr. Haskins began his career in real estate in 1921 and was responsible for the building of the Haskins Drive Housing Development in 1948. He reminisces about opposition to the facility, involvement in the insurance business in 1921, ownership of a Lexington semi-pro baseball team and his involvement with both the Human Rights Commission and the YMCA.

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1978oh104_kh066

Interviewee Name

Ovan Haskins

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-07-14

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Haskins, Ovan Interview by Edward Owens. 14 Jul. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Haskins, O. (1978, July 14). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Haskins, Ovan, interview by Edward Owens. July 14, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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