Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Irvine Gershman

Date of Interview: 

Tue, 09/25/2012

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Subjects: 

tax levy, programming, Patricia Layton, Ellen Hellard, Leadership, nonprofit

Call Number: 

2015OH04.24

45 minutes. Mr. Irvine Gershman discusses the workings of the Paul Sawyier Public Library Board of Trustees in the 1970s, especially the passage of the tax increase to fund the library. He mentions the Women's Club Library and state leaders who guided the staff and board. He opines on why libraries are important.

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