Children

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33 minutes. Mr. Bill Humble Coffey discusses Paul Sawyier's artwork and the naming of Paul Sawyier Public Library. He describes how networking with community leaders helped the library grow and secure funds. He details the mission of the library and its work in the community.

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58 minutes. Part-time librarian Mrs. Priscilla Wyatt Van Meter discusses her childhood in Frankfort. She describes her involvement with Paul Sawyier Public Library as a volunteer and staff member. She details experiences of natural disasters. She describes the impact of technology on libraries...

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50 minutes. William Granville Coblin Jr. discusses living near and volunteering at the Paul Sawyier Public Library. He reflects on his father's work as a board member and the impact of other library volunteers. He discusses the future of libraries and what Paul Sawyier Public Library...

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63 minutes. Mrs. Ann Rhody Hatterick describes her childhood in Frankfort before 1941. She describes the library in the Women's Club. She discusses the influence of her father, James B. Rhody, on her life.

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72 minutes. Retired state government employee Mrs. Alice Sarah Holmes Delambre discusses the libraries prior to the current Paul Sawyier Public Library building. She details activities within the library and her interest in children's books. She describes her relationship with various staff...

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55 minutes. Retired attorney and judge Mr. Roger Lee Crittenden discusses growing up in Franklin County, Kentucky and his memories of the Bookmobile. He details the libraries's collaboration with the local lawyers association. He remarks on how technology is increasing access to information...

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47 minutes. Mrs. Patty Norris Peavler describes her childhood in East Frankfort. She describes the Plaza Library and the library in the Women's Club. She opines on the importance of libraries in communities.

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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