Interview with Georgia Davis Powers, August 11, 2010

Project: Georgia Davis Powers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview with Kentucky Senator and civil rights activist Georgia Davis Powers, Powers discusses such topics as her childhood and family background, the importance of religion in her life, her beginnings in politics and civil rights activism, and the civil rights March on Frankfort in 1964 with Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King, Jr., among other topics. She discusses many politicians and others she worked with over her long career and gives her opinions on each of them.

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2010oh119_gdp001

Interviewee Name

Georgia Davis Powers

Interviewer Name

Gerald L. Smith

Interview Date

2010-08-11

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Powers, Georgia Davis Interview by Gerald L. Smith. 11 Aug. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Powers, G.D. (2010, August 11). Interview by G. L. Smith. Georgia Davis Powers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Powers, Georgia Davis, interview by Gerald L. Smith. August 11, 2010, Georgia Davis Powers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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