Interview with Bennie Mabson, June 7, 1978

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Bennie Mabson recalls the discrimination faced by African Americans during World War II and afterwards, including wage differences within his profession. The influence upon the civil rights movement by the churches in Lexington is recounted and Mabson discusses his profession.

Interview Accession

1978oh055_kh029

Interviewee Name

Bennie Mabson

Interviewer Name

Edward Owens

Interview Date

1978-06-07

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Mabson, Bennie Interview by Edward Owens. 07 Jun. 1978. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Mabson, B. (1978, June 07). Interview by E. Owens. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Mabson, Bennie, interview by Edward Owens. June 07, 1978, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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