Interview with Bush A. Hunter, August 10th, 1978


Accession Number:
1978OH119 KH 079
Interviewee: 
Bush A. Hunter
Interviewer: 
George C. Wright
Interview Date: 
Thursday, August 10th, 1978
Summary: 

Dr. Hunter attended Chandler Normal School and graduated from Hampton College, Oberlin College, and received his medical degree from Howard University. His father, Dr. John Edward Hunter, was the first African American physician in Lexington and was raised by a white family in Lebanon, Ohio. The elder Dr. Hunter received his education at Oberlin College and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and practiced medicine for 63 years in Lexington.
Dr. Bush Hunter discusses the early history of the Lexington Urban League, his role in early civil rights movements, the All Souls Presbyterian Church, and the Human Rights Committee. He talks about the establishment of the Hunter Foundation and his 51 year medical practice in Lexington.

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