Interview with Sanford T. Roach, June 20, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Born in Frankfort and raised in Danville, Mr. Roach graduated from Kentucky State College. He began his teaching career in Danville, Kentucky in 1938, moving to Dunbar High in 1941. A coach for 25 years, Mr. Roach reminisces about his career, the athletic rivalries between Lexington Dunbar and Lexington Douglas, and Dunbar playing white schools in athletic competitions. He discusses the segregated conditions of the African American schools, the role of the teacher in the African American community, and the effects of integration.

Interview Accession

1978oh080_kh046

Interviewee Name

Sanford T. Roach

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-06-20

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Roach, Sanford T. Interview by Edward Owens. 20 Jun. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Roach, S.T. (1978, June 20). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Roach, Sanford T., interview by Edward Owens. June 20, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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