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 horse racing history being...
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45th anniversary of Kent State protests at UK

45th anniversary of Kent State protests at UK

On May 5, 1970, students of the University of Kentucky reacted to the shootings that occurred the day before at Kent State University.  Student protests occurred around the University of Kentucky throughout the day including a protest of the UK...
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Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project Update

Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project Update

The Nunn Center has partnered with the Kentucky Distillers’ Association on the Kentucky Bourbon Tales Oral History Project.  We have completed interviews at several distilleries, including Wild Turkey, Heaven Hill, Makers Mark, Jim Beam, Diageo North ...
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Kentucky Bourbon Tales

Kentucky Bourbon Tales

We can now officially announce Kentucky Bourbon Tales, a partnership with the Kentucky Distillers Association and Bourbon industry to document an industry that is so vital to Kentucky’s history and culture.  Read this story for more information.  We ...
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Nunn Center Partners with BCTC to Interview Student Veterans

Nunn Center Partners with BCTC to Interview Student Veterans

The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries has partnered with Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) for the award-winning oral history project From Combat to Kentucky. If you are a student veteran who...
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