The Kentucky Oral History Commission, a program of the Knetucky Historical Society announces the launch of the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project Online Digital Media Database. The new site features Kentuckians sharing their personal experiences with the Civil Rights Movement in their own words. Access to several hours of audio and video content, and over 10,000 pages of electronic oral history transcriptions is provided on the site. All material is full-text searchable. In addition, the site sorts the audio, video, and transcripts by county, by subject, and by decade allowing the user to search or browse the site based on his/her interests.
The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky has been a focus of a continuing oral history project, launched in 1998 by the Kentucky Historical Society’s Oral History Commission.
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