Freedom on the border an oral history of the civil rights movement in Kentucky /

Memories fade, witnesses pass away, and the stories of how social change took place are often lost. Many of those stories, however, have been preserved thanks to the dozens of civil rights activists across Kentucky who shared their memories in the wide-ranging oral history project from which this vo...

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Other Authors: Fosl, Catherine.
K'Meyer, Tracy Elaine.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Lexington, Ky. : Univ. Press of Kentucky, ©2009.
Series:Kentucky remembered.
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Online Access:EBSCOhost Available to NLU students, faculty, and staff.
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Summary:Memories fade, witnesses pass away, and the stories of how social change took place are often lost. Many of those stories, however, have been preserved thanks to the dozens of civil rights activists across Kentucky who shared their memories in the wide-ranging oral history project from which this volume arose. Through their collective memories and the efforts of a new generation of historians, the stories behind the marches, vigils, court cases, and other struggles to overcome racial discrimination are finally being brought to light. In Freedom on the Border: An Oral History of the Civil Right.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xv, 309 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, map.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-296) and index.
ISBN:9780813173634 (electronic bk.)
0813173639 (electronic bk.)
9780813139012 (electronic bk.)
0813139015 (electronic bk.)