Saving Stories

SAVING STORIES: 1964 Civil Rights March On Frankfort

Mar 4, 2014
Kentucky Human Rights Commission

Hear two distinct memories of the March On Frankfort this week in a special segment of Saving Stories.

SAVING STORIES: A Window Into Lexington's Segregated Past

Feb 18, 2014
lexingtonky.gov

This week we take a look back at Douglass Park, Lexington's first park dedicated exclusively for African Americans.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this edition of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries shares excerpts of an interview with Christian Appalachian Project founder, Father Ralph Beiting who passed away earlier this month at the age of 88.

Lexington, KY – In this special Black History Month edition of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd from UK Libraries' Nunn Center for Oral History, and Alan Lytle talk about a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement. Hear rare audio from one of the young college students who defiantly demanded service at a Woolworth's Department Store lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Lexington, KY – In this special holiday edition of Saving Stories we return to a fascinating interview between Dr. Martin Luther King and celebrated Kentucky author, Robert Penn Warren. Here the two discuss the social theories of "gradualism" and "freedom now".

Lexington, KY – In this edition of "Saving Stories" Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries shares a stirring account of one on one combat from a World War II Veteran.

Lexington, KY – In this installment of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd and Alan Lytle discuss the similarities faced by UK Presidents Eli Capilouto and Frank McVey.

Lexington, KY – In this episode of Saving Stories, Dr. Doug Boyd talks about his new book that chronicles the rise and fall of a nearly forgotten, and mischaracterized Frankfort neighborhood.

Lexington, KY – Continuing our "Saving Civil War Stories" series, Alan Lytle and Dr. Doug Boyd, from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries discuss a particularly terrifying aspect of Civil War life for Kentucky residents.

Lexington, KY – This summer, Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries, chats with Alan Lytle about a series of vignettes for the summer we are calling "Saving Civil War Stories". All of the reports will feature the aspect of oral tradition that has come to characterize our perceptions of the Civil War.

In this first episode, we hear a Civil War story re-told by former U-S Vice President, and prominent Kentuckian, Alben Barkley.

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