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 and their families in Kentucky.  We...
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Nunn Center Interviews Actor Steve Zahn About Supporting Veterans

Nunn Center Interviews Actor Steve Zahn About Supporting Veterans

The Nunn Center has conducted numerous interviews over the years with veterans who fought in wars ranging from World War I, and World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, up to the present wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Typically...
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Senator Wendell Ford and Government Shutdown

Senator Wendell Ford and Government Shutdown

The latest episode of Saving Stories on WUKY features Nunn Center Director Doug Boyd talking to Alan Lytle about an oral history interview with Senator Wendell H. Ford featuring a frank discussion about political gridlock, compromise and government shutdown. ...
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MLB’s Bobby Thompson Remembers the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World”

MLB’s Bobby Thompson Remembers the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World”

Before moving to San Francisco, Major League Baseball’s Giants were in New York. Thanks to retired UK archivist and scholar Bill Marshall who wrote Baseball’s Pivotal Era, 1945-1951, the Louie B.  Nunn Center for Oral History at University of Kent...
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Nunn Center Launches Haiti Memory Project

Nunn Center Launches Haiti Memory Project

Two years after Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake near Port au Prince, I would like to announce the Haiti Memory Project, a project to record and preserve oral histories with over 100 survivors of the earthquake in Haiti.http://www.haitimemorypro...
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