Louisville Metro Archives & Records Center

Interview with Mrs. Zelma Haynes

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Wed, 10/02/1985

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85-OH-17

Ward of the County - Resident of Parental Home (1919 - 1926). Cottage Mother at Ormsby Village (1926 - 1928, 1932-1963). Discusses Industrial School, Parental House, Patterson Hall, Barrett Building, Spalding Building and the building and development that occurred at Ormsby Village during her time there. Attended Louisville Girls High School, but attended Anchorage school for the last two years. After graduation took over cooking at Francis Hall. Discusses educators and administrators. Discusses cottage mothers' responsibilities and describes disciplinary actions. Describes physical layout of cottages.

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