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Oral history interview with Amelia Ray

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Creator:Ray, Amelia, 1899-2000
Creator:Chumbley, Kenneth Lawrence
Title:Oral history interview with Amelia Ray
Date:1978 Aug. 25

Oral history interview with Mrs. Amelia Ray, conducted on August 25, 1978 by Kenneth Chumbley. Mrs. Ray discusses her early life and upbringing in Tennessee as well as her life in Louisville. Mrs. Ray moved to Louisville in 1934 and attended Louisville Municipal College (LMC). She discusses her education both at LMC and at the University of Louisville. She describes many "inconsistencies" as she calls them--situations where African Americans were not treated the same as whites. She also discusses the civil rights movement, which she says she was not a direct part of.

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Types:Transcripts | Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound | Text
Subjects:Ray, Amelia, 1899-2000 | African American women--Kentucky--Louisville | African American girls--Tennessee | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Education (Higher)--Kentucky--Louisville | Segregation in education--Tennessee | Segregation in higher education--Kentucky--Louisville | Race relations | Louisville Municipal College for Negroes (Louisville, Ky.) | University of Louisville | Civil rights--Kentucky--Louisville | Tennessee--Race relations--History--20th century | Louisville (Ky.)--Race relations--History--20th century | African American universities and colleges--Kentucky--Louisville | Civil rights movements--Kentucky--Louisville | Oral history--Kentucky | College integration--Kentucky--Louisville | United States, Kentucky, Jefferson County, Louisville, 38.2542376, -85.759407 | United States, Tennessee, Clarksville | United States, Tennessee, Montgomery 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 tape number 633, 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

Persistent Link to Item:https://ohc.library.louisville.edu/interviews/record.php?q=Ray%2C%20Amelia