Interview with Loretta Nickens, August 11, 1986

Project: Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

A former teacher in Detroit, Michigan, Ms. Nickens moved to Lexington in 1979. She discusses her family upbringing and history, her parents, and the role of women within her family. She recounts her educational background and teaching career, and delineates the cultural differences between Detroit and Lexington. She remarks upon the social conditions for African Americans in Lexington during the 1980's and her retirement.

Interview Accession

1986oh225_kh353

Interviewee Name

Loretta Nickens

Interviewer Name

Ann Grundy

Interview Date

1986-08-11

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Nickens, Loretta Interview by Ann Grundy. 11 Aug. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Nickens, L. (1986, August 11). Interview by A. Grundy. Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Nickens, Loretta, interview by Ann Grundy. August 11, 1986, Blacks in Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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