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Campbellsville - Taylor County, Kentucky Oral History Project (FA 202)

The following information comes from the collection notes for Campbellsville - Taylor County, Kentucky Oral History Project (FA 202): "This collection consists of interviews (on compact discs) done with African Americans with Taylor County, Kentucky roots. The twenty-two interviews were conducted by Lynne Ferguson, a graduate of the Folk Studies Department at Western Kentucky University for Greater Campbellsville United. The project’s purpose was to collect information about the often neglected African American history in Campbellsville. The collection includes interviews, permission forms, informant information sheets and tape logs. A collection highlight is an interview with Clem Haskins, a former basketball star at Western Kentucky University, who also enjoyed a successful professional basketball career and a collegiate coaching career. An interview with his wife Harriet Yevette Haskins, who served as a WKU regent, is also included." The collection has 1 box, 23 folders, and 47 items, dated 2006, and consisting of compact discs and typescripts. All items are available at Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives.


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NKAA Entry: Haskins, Clem S.
NKAA Entry: Haskins, Harriet Yevette Penick

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“Campbellsville - Taylor County, Kentucky Oral History Project (FA 202),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 18, 2024,

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