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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…

From Combat to Kentucky: Interviews with Kentucky’s Student Veterans

The Nunn Center has recently launched From Combat to Kentucky,  a powerful oral history project documenting and archiving the stories of Kentucky’s student veterans returning from military service in Iraq and Afghanistan.  These incredible interviews focus on student’s military experiences as well as on their transition back into civilian life…

New Oral History Interface for the KDL

Oral history, as a historical resource, has traditionally been very difficult to use for both casual and serious researchers.  Simply putting oral histories online is certainly nothing new.  Many institutions are providing access to their transcripts or the audio/video interviews online as either full interviews are as interview excerpts.  However,…