Interview with Cecil R. Madison, Sr., March 1, 2005

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Cecil R. Madison, Sr. was the first African American employee in the University of Kentucky Libraries. Prior to coming to the libraries, he had been one of he original members of the Lexington Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). In this interview, he talks about his family; the training and activities that CORE participated in, and the consequences; and his experience as an employee in the UK Libraries.

Interview Accession

2005oh017_kh703

Interviewee Name

Cecil R. Madison, Sr.

Interviewer Name

Reinette Jones

Interview Date

2005-03-01

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Madison, Cecil R., Sr. Interview by Reinette Jones. 01 Mar. 2005. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Madison, C.R., Sr. (2005, March 01). Interview by R. Jones. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Madison, Cecil R., Sr., interview by Reinette Jones. March 01, 2005, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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