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Saving Stories: Educator Edythe J. Hayes

UK Special Collections

WUKY's award winning history program Saving Stories highlights the accomplishments of prominent African Americans in Lexington. This week we feature an oral history interview with noted educator Edythe J. Hayes, the first African American to serve as Deputy Superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools, and the first African American female appointed to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees. Special thanks to Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries.

Access the Nunn Center’s full interview with Edythe J. Hayes online:


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