Janice Ervin Oral History
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Ervin recounts her childhood in Louisville, and her experiences in the Louisville public school system, during integration. Next, she recalls her time as a teacher, which she views overall as a positive experience. Lastly, Erving described the Parkland boundaries and the Parkland community before and after the riot. She mentions that she lived two blocks from the riot. Erving noted the change in the neighborhood, describing the neighborhood as a “ghost town,” when most of the business in the area moved out.

This oral history was conducted by Angelica Bullock on October 24, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Licence : CC BY-NC-SA 3.0