Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Benjamin Franklin Morris

Date of Interview: 

Mon, 09/11/1978

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Subjects: 

Sulphur (Ky.), African Americans, Automobiles, mining, Alcohol,

Call Number: 

1976OH52.23

Interviewee discusses life history; Sulphur, Kentucky, businesses, personalities and 1898 fire in Sulphur, Kentucky. Other topics include the history and make-up of Sulphur, Kentucky around 1897; anecdotes about Fairmont College and students and old Mr. Turner -- founder and teacher; the Morris family; blacks around Sulphur; first automobile; drinking and fighting stories.

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