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Oral history interview with Vivian Clark Stanley

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Creator:Stanley, Vivian Clark
Creator:Hodgson, Janet B.
Title:Oral history interview with Vivian Clark Stanley
Date:1985 Aug. 5

Oral history interview with Mrs. Vivian Clark Stanley conducted on August 5, 1985 by Janet Hodgson. She discusses her career as a social worker and her life with Frank Stanley, Sr., editor, manager, and publisher of the Louisville Defender. She describes events and programs that she and the newspaper were involved in, including Clothe-A-Child and the annual Exposition organized by the Louisville Defender. She also discusses Frank Stanley, Sr.'s personality and civic and political involvement, and the management of the paper after his death. Mr. Stanley had two sons, Frank Jr. and Kenneth, and she also provides some information on their lives.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound | Text
Subjects:Stanley, Frank L., 1906-1974 | Stanley, Frank L., 1937-2007 | Stanley, Kenneth | Combs, Bert T., 1911- | Leslie, Clarence | Stanley, Vivian Clark | African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville | Social workers--Kentucky--Louisville | Journalists--Kentucky--Louisville | African American journalists--Kentucky--Louisville | African American social workers--Kentucky--Louisville | Beauty contests--Kentucky--Louisville | African American newspapers--Kentucky--Louisville | Newspapers | Louisville Defender (Louisville, Ky.) | African American newspaper editors--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights demonstrations--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville | Segregation--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Segregation--Kentucky--Louisville | Kentucky Commission on Human Rights | United States, Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati, 39.1620036, -84.4568863 | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801 | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407
Collection:African American Oral History Collection
Institution:University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center
Contributors:University of Louisville. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections
Original Material:

African American Community Interviews Collection (William F. Ekstrom Library. University Archives and Records Center)

Audiocassette tape number 1986-1 and 1986-2, African American Oral History Collection, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center.

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Forms part of online collection: African American Community Interviews, Oral History Center, University of Louisville Archives and Records Center

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