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Kentucky History: Oliver Torch Oral History Project

Project Summary

Oliver's, named for the Oliver family, was a village located in Clark County, Kentucky, near Winchester. At one time it had a working distillery, mill, store houses, and homes. This project focuses on African Americans in this region during the early 20th century. Specifically discussed are racial segregation, the process of integration, the Great Depression, employment, and businesses owned by African Americans. Other topics include education, family, social life, traditions, and religion.

Project Code

khtorch


Interviews in this Project (10 Total):

Interview Accession Number: 1987oh205_kh428
Interviewer: Viola Skinner
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1987oh206_kh429
Interviewer: Delores Jones
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1987oh207_kh430
Interviewer: Delores Jones
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1987oh208_kh431
Interviewer: Viola Skinner
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1987oh209_kh432
Interviewer: Viola Skinner
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1987oh210_kh433
Interviewer: Delores Jones
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1988oh124_kh452
Interviewer: Viola Skinner
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1988oh144_kh453
Interviewer: Delores Jones
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1988oh158_kh454
Interviewer: Viola Skinner
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Access:
Interview Accession Number: 1988oh159_kh455
Interviewer: Delores Jones
Restrictions: No Restrictions
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