Interview with William H. Wilson, April 10, 2019

Project: University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project

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William H. Wilson was a student at the University of Kentucky during its early days of desegregation. In this interview, he discusses his childhood and education in Lexington, Kentucky. He talks about his decision to attend first Kentucky State University, then the University of Kentucky and his experiences as an African American man during the school's integration period. He talks about his experiences with racism and discrimination, his social life on campus, his father's work at UK and his treatment there as an African American man, and his feelings on his overall experience at UK.

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2019oh1365_ukaae0011

Interviewee Name

William H. Wilson

Interviewer Name

Le Datta Grimes

Interview Date

2019-04-10

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Wilson, William H. Interview by Le Datta Grimes. 10 Apr. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wilson, W.H. (2019, April 10). Interview by L. D. Grimes. University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wilson, William H., interview by Le Datta Grimes. April 10, 2019, University of Kentucky: The African American Experience Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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