Episode #005 of the Wisdom Project Podcast features the Nunn Center’s oral history interview with Effa Manley, the first African American woman to own a professional baseball team. She co-owned the Newark Eagles (Negro League) with her husband Abe Manley. In this episode Effa Manley looks back at the impact of the integration of Major League Baseball on the Negro League.
The interviews with Effa Manley and Larry Doby are housed at the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
To listen to and search the oral history interviews from this podcast go to SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center’s online catalog. The interviews are searchable using OHMS, which means you can search the audio: kentuckyoralhistory.org/catalog/xt7nzs2k9c74
To learn more about Effa Manley, see her bio in the Baseball Hall of Fame: http://baseballhall.org/hof/manley-effa
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