Interview of Homer Floyd

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Title

Interview of Homer Floyd

Subject

Discrimination in housing -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- History
Segregation -- Kansas -- Lawrence -- History
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Race relations -- History
Ordinance 3749 (Lawrence, Kan.)

Description

Oral history interview with Homer Floyd, who was the director of the Kansas State Commission on Civil Rights at the time that Lawrence's fair housing ordinance was passed in July 1967. Mr. Floyd had also been student athlete at the University of Kansas in the 1950s, and discusses his experiences with segregation in Lawrence during that time period. This interview was conducted by Tom Arnold on November 22, 2016, as part of the Lawrence Fair Housing Ordinance 50th Anniversary Oral History Project.

Creator

Floyd, Homer

Source

Lawrence Fair Housing Ordinance 50th Anniversary Oral History Project

Publisher

City of Lawrence, Human Relations Division (Lawrence, Kan.)

Date

11/22/2016

Contributor

Arnold, Tom

Rights

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Relation

Click here to listen to the audio recording of this interview.

The Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas is the official repository for this collection of oral histories.

Format

PDF

Identifier

FloydInterview112216.pdf (transcript)

Coverage

Lawrence (Kan.)
1950s - 1967

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Arnold, Tom

Interviewee

Floyd, Homer

Duration

0:53:14

Files

FloydInterview112216.pdf

Citation

Floyd, Homer, “Interview of Homer Floyd,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed December 12, 2017, http://digdgcohistory.omeka.net/items/show/1294.

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