Interview with Bush A. Hunter, August 10, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Dr. Hunter attended Chandler Normal School and graduated from Hampton College, Oberlin College, and received his medical degree from Howard University. His father, Dr. John Edward Hunter, was the first African American physician in Lexington and was raised by a white family in Lebanon, Ohio. The elder Dr. Hunter received his education at Oberlin College and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and practiced medicine for 63 years in Lexington.

Dr. Bush Hunter discusses the early history of the Lexington Urban League, his role in early civil rights movements, the All Souls Presbyterian Church, and the Human Rights Committee. He talks about the establishment of the Hunter Foundation and his 51 year medical practice in Lexington.

Interview Accession

1978oh119_kh079

Interviewee Name

Bush A. Hunter

Interviewer Name

George C. Wright

Interview Date

1978-08-10

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Hunter, Bush A. Interview by George C. Wright. 10 Aug. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Hunter, B.A. (1978, August 10). Interview by G. C. Wright. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Hunter, Bush A., interview by George C. Wright. August 10, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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