Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Lora Mae Martin

Date of Interview: 

Tue, 03/07/1978




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Mrs. Martin gives her life history, tells her education and teaching experiences: recalls inheriting her husband's Safety and Workmens Comp business, the departments in the business and what they handled: she names the pacifist organizations that she is a member of: remembers her work and experiences with the "Women's International League for Peace and Freedom": speaks of two anti-war Vietnam demonstrations that she participated in, she recalls her meeting with Mr. Doolan the Assistant U. S.Secretary of Defense. This interview covers her early biography, history of public education in Kentucky, history of insurance (safety, medical, actuary), and women and politics and peace movements.

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