Interview with Mark Steele, Jr., May 26, 2018

Project: African American Community in Hopkinsville (KY) Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Born in Hopkinsville, Mark Steele experienced life as an African American in Hopkinsville during segregation. He attended local schools and churches before joining the Marines. He did a tour in Korea - then joined the US Army where he served for close to 20 years. He spent his retirement from the military as a successful truck driver. He is now fully retired and lives in Hopkinsville.

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2018oh472_aahop007

Interviewee Name

Mark Steele, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Alissa Keller

Interview Date

2017-05-26

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Steele, Mark, Jr. Interview by Alissa Keller. 26 May. 2017. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Steele, M., Jr. (2017, May 26). Interview by A. Keller. African American Community in Hopkinsville (KY) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Steele, Mark, Jr., interview by Alissa Keller. May 26, 2017, African American Community in Hopkinsville (KY) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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