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Oral history interview with William Ealy

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Creator:Ealy, William J.
Creator:Cox, Dwayne, 1950-
Title:Oral history interview with William Ealy
Date:1977 Aug.

Interview with William J. Ealy, Louisville newspaperman and political activist. This interview was conducted on August 5 and 22, 1977 by Dwayne Cox of the University of Louisville Oral History Center. Mr. Ealy discusses his early life and education in Louisville, the Republican and Democratic parties and political life in general, African American political leaders, and African American journalists.

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Types:Sound recordings | Transcripts | Oral histories | Sound | Text
Subjects:Cole, I. Willis, 1887-1950 | Warley, William, 1899-1946 | Stanley, Frank L., 1906-1974 | Brennan, Michael Joseph, 1877-1938 | McLaughlin, Lennie Lee, 1900-1988 | Taylor, E. Leland, 1885-1948 | Todd, James Ross | Summers, William E., 1918-1986 | Pruitt, Earle E., 1902-1955 | Petrie, John | Allen, Bessie | Ealy, William J. | African American journalists--Kentucky--Louisville | African American politicians--Kentucky--Louisville | African American newspapers--Kentucky--Louisville | African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville | Politicians--Kentucky--Louisville | Race relations | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Democratic Party (Ky.) | Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Co. (Louisville, Ky.) | Republican Party | Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville | Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.) | Organized crime--Kentucky--Louisville | Theaters--Kentucky--Louisville | Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.) | African American business enterprises--Kentucky--Louisville | Music | Music--Instruction and study--Kentucky--Louisville | Universal Negro Improvement Association | Jeffersonville Boat & Machine Company (Jeffersonville, Ind.) | Louisville Defender (Louisville, Ky.) | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407 | United States, Indiana, Jeffersonville | United States, Indiana, Clark County
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 tapes number 400-403, 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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