Kentucky Oral History Commission
African American Life in Franklin County Oral History Project
aka: The Community Memories Oral History Project
Interviewee: John Sykes
Interviewer: Doug Boyd
Interview Date: 13, June, 2002
Interview Location: Frankfort, KY
Interview Number: 1995OH02.18
John Sykes comments on growing up in Frankfort, Greenhill, the Bottom, milk and ice delivery, Tony Papa's ice cream, the Sand Bar, Corinthian Baptist Church, playing box hockey, playgrounds, Rosenwald school, his family, the Grand Theatre, segregation, Mayo Underwood, Frankfort High School, South Frankfort, family like feeling n the black community, teachers, integration, football, Kermit Williams, Ollie Leathers, attending Kentucky State University, working for state government, the Grad Club, Stagg Distillery, community members, Tiger Inn, Katherine Graham, community leaders, and the community center.
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