Interview with Sara Holroyd, January 30, 2016

Project: Sara Holroyd Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Sara Holroyd tells her life story, starting in segregated Selma, Alabama. Holroyd recounts early contact with music in church groups and performing for soldiers during World War II. She also recounts the struggle brought on by the Great Depression and the death of her father. She goes on talk about her excellent academic career before becoming a teacher. Next, she recounts her teaching career starting at a high school and eventually working her way to the University of Kentucky.

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2016oh535_sh003

Interviewee Name

Sara Holroyd

Interviewer Name

Reneé Collins

Michael Breeding

Interview Date

2016-01-30

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Holroyd, Sara Interview by Reneé Collins. 30 Jan. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Holroyd, S. (2016, January 30). Interview by R. Collins. Sara Holroyd Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Holroyd, Sara, interview by Reneé Collins. January 30, 2016, Sara Holroyd Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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