Sara Holroyd Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Sara Holroyd Awarded Honorary Doctorate

In 2016 the Nunn Center partnered with Room 17 Productions to launch the Sara Holroyd Oral History Project, and this weekend Sara Holroyd is being awarded an honorary doctorate by the Univeristy of Kentucky. Sara Holroyd was a key member...
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Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project

Beginning in 2013, the Nunn Center partnered with the Kentucky Human Rights Commission and the University of Kentucky Office of Community Engagement to celebrate the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame and record interviews with recent inductees.  These incred...
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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 Or...
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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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