Martin Luther King

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 march on Frankfort that led up to the bill being introduced to the legislature.


Martin Luther King Jr., Speaker At Kentucky State, 1957

Kentucky Historical Society Collections – Community Memories Collection. #1995ph2.53AAFRA1, Martin Luther King Jr., speaker at Kentucky State commencement, with President Rufus Atwood, 1957


Audio – Interview with William C. Calhoun, Sr.

Calhoun: KHS Collections – coll#1995OH02.14b , interview with William C. Calhoun, Sr. Calhoun remembers demonstrations leading up to the Martin Luther King, Jr. led march on Frankfort. He details public protests for the Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant in Frankfort, KY for their segregation policy.