An Oral History of Bourbon Whiskey (the Library of Congress Subject Heading)

An Oral History of Bourbon Whiskey (the Library of Congress Subject Heading)

Controlled vocabularies are the blood coursing through the veins of professional cataloging and archival description.  The Library of Congress Subject Headings is the authority.   While staff were processing interviews from the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project , the University of Kentucky Libraries Louie B....
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Digital Access: African American Farmers

Digital Access: African American Farmers

The Nunn Center announces online digital access to the first interviews from our African American Farmers Project, a project conducted in 1991-1992.  This powerful oral history project features interviews documenting experiences of African American farmers a...
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History of the Oral History Association: Alessandro Portelli

History of the Oral History Association: Alessandro Portelli

Renowned oral historian Alessandro Portelli recently sat down with us to recall his earliest memories of the Oral History Association.  The oral history interview was conducted at the Nunn Center by Jeffrey Keith on March 4, 2016. Portelli reflects on...
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Kentucky Derby Memories: Oral History with Jockey Eddie Arcaro

Kentucky Derby Memories: Oral History with Jockey Eddie Arcaro

Eddie Arcaro: Courtesy Special Collections and Digital Programs, University of Kentucky Libraries The Nunn Center’s oral history interview with legendary jockey Eddie Arcaro is accessible online.  Arcaro is considered by many as the greatest jockey in h...
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The Wisdom Project Podcast Episode #005: Effa Manley and Negro League Baseball

The Wisdom Project Podcast Episode #005: Effa Manley and Negro League Baseball

Episode #005 of the Wisdom Project Podcast  features the Nunn Center’s oral history interview with Effa Manley, the first African American woman to own a professional baseball team. She co-owned the Newark Eagles (Negro League) with her husband Abe M...
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