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Community Memories

A Glimpse of African American Life in Frankfort, Kentucky

Community Memories is a fascinating look into life recalled by African Americans who consider Frankfort their home. Featuring unique oral history recollections and over two hundred candid personal photographs collected from community residents, the book provides an enlightening expression of the black experience in Kentucky's capital. The memories focus on the elusive concept of community—that which binds together individuals in the living of everyday life. A satisfying blend of public history and local accounts, Community Memories explores the neighborhood, familial, religious, occupational, social, and educational components of the daily community experience of twentieth-century African Americans in Frankfort.

Published by the Kentucky Historical Society and distributed by the University Press of Kentucky

About the Authors

Senior Editor Winona L. Fletcher is professor emerita of theater and drama at Indiana University.

Associate Editor Sheila Mason Burton is assistant director for research coordination at the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission.

Associate Editor James E. Wallace is assistant director of the Kentucky Historical Society.

Photographs Editor Mary E. Winter is special collections branch manager and photographs archivist at the Kentucky Historical Society.

Oral History Editor Douglas A. Boyd is oral history and folklife archivist at the Kentucky Historical Society.

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