Joe Graves talks about the public accommodations legislation group in 1963.

…tics. This was leading up to the 1964 civil rights march on Frankfort in support of the passage of the public accommodations legislation. Interview a…

David Wilson on participating in the 1964 freedom march on Frankfort

…and his choice to join the rally for civil rights in Frankfort. He talks about discouragement from faculty in attending the 1964 rally in Frankfort a…

Robert Estill on 1964 lobbying for legislation and the 1964 march on Frankfort

Robert Estill, the first chair of the Human Rights Commission, talks about lobbying efforts towards the 1964 public accommodations bill and the 1964…

Join the Conversation

…. For example, if your post is about Civil Rights, you would add the tag “Civil Rights“. Separate each tag with a comma….

Joe Graves remembers participating in the 1964 march on Frankfort

…ce demonstrating publicly at the 1964 civil rights march on Frankfort. He recalls his surroundings, the feeling of being watched, and watching other p…

1964 Freedom March Article – Centre student report

…ocate Messenger newspaper. During the civil rights march on Frankfort, Sherry Whelan, a Centre College student, carried the press card of the Centre C…

Harrodsburg and the Freedom March

This article reflects on Harrodsburg residents participation in the 1964 Martin Luther King led march on Frankfort. This article was written by Kandi…

Gertrude Ridgel on after the 1964 March on Frankfort

Gertrude Ridgel discusses the aftermath in Frankfort following the 1964 Martin Luther King, Jr. led march on Kentucky’s capitol. Ridgel discusses con…

Governor Bert Combs explains the issue of the executive order to desegregate KY businesses

Governor Combs discusses the politics behind his issue of the executive order that desegregated any business that required a state permit to conduct…