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Oral History in the Digital Age

This past year, Doug Boyd, Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries has managed the first year of an IMLS grant initiative to establish best practices for oral history in the Digital Age. The project partners MATRIX, Michigan State University, the…

Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project Launch

The Nunn Center is proud to unveil the Buffalo Trace Oral History Project, a joint effort of the Nunn Center and the Buffalo Trace Distillery. It is the first project in our Bourbon in Kentucky collection. The project consists of video interviews featuring two Buffalo Trace master distillers and many…

Saving Stories on WUKY: Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project

In a new segment of Saving Stories, WUKY and Alan Lytle feature the Nunn Center’s  Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project, a partnership between the Nunn Center and Buffalo Trace distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. This edition of Saving Stories features interviews with longtime employees Leonard Riddle and Ronnie Eddins as…

C2Ky and the IPad: Veterans Interviews Are Mobile Compliant

The Nunn Center has worked hard over the years to adapt to emerging technologies exploring ways to more efficiently and effectively deliver oral histories online. As an avid IPhone and IPad user, I have been interested in looking at ways we could deploy oral histories via mobile devices.  Initially, I…

Nunn Center Puts Governor Breathitt Oral Histories Online

This week the  Nunn Center has uploaded oral History interviews with former Kentucky Governor Edward T. Breathitt.  Governor Breathitt served as Governor from 1963-1967, a pivotal time in Kentucky’s as well as this nation’s history.  The major accomplishment of his administration was the passage of the 1964 Kentucky Civil Rights…