Interview with Abby L. Marlatt, November 16th, 1978

Accession Number:
1979OH065 KH 130
Abby L. Marlatt
Edward Owens
Interview Date: 
Thursday, November 16th, 1978

A Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) activist, Dr. Marlatt discusses her educational background, her professional career at the University of Kentucky, and the reaction of her colleagues to her involvement with CORE. The history of CORE in Lexington beginning in 1959, including the reactions of the African American community as well as city hall's reaction, are recounted by Dr. Marlatt. She recalls strategic planning meetings at Pleasant Green Baptist Church, and the membership and accomplishments of CORE.


Interview Restricted: 
No Restrictions