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Kentuckiana Digital Library

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Title:Kentuckiana Digital Library

A statewide digital library initiative providing online finding aids, images, and oral history transcripts and sound files. Archival collections with civil rights materials inlude papers from Berea College, an integrated college in Kentucky founded before the Civil War, various family papers, and the Victor Howard Collection focusing on civil rights and church-state materials. Civil rights digital images may be found in the Portrait Print collection and the Lexington Herald-Leader photograph collection. Four interviews from the Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History project are available both with transcripts and audio files.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Sound recordings | Black-and-white photographs | Texts (document genres)
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 | Galamison, Milton A. (Milton Arthur), 1923-1988 | Gunn, Richard | Kentucky--Race relations--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky | Civil rights movements--Kentucky | African American civil rights workers--Kentucky | Civil rights workers--Kentucky | Segregation--Kentucky | Discrimination--Kentucky | Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) | Berea College | Interviews--Kentucky | United States, Kentucky, 37.839333, -84.270018
Institution:Kentucky Virtual Library
Contributors:Kentuckiana Digital Library
Persistent Link to Item:http://kdl.kyvl.org/