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Interview with Nancy Baird, former Kentucky History Specialist in the Department of Library Special Collections at WKU, conducted by Kimberly Schmitt. The interview focuses on Baird’s 1977 publication, Tradition and Progress: A History of Hummel Industries Incorporated. Based out of...

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91 minutes. Mrs. Mary Lynn Adams Collins describes her involvement with Paul Sawyier Public Library and how the library has changed over time. She details her leadership role in the library and the role of board members in the government of the library. She addresses how libraries will and can...

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60 minutes. Mr. Snider discusses his use of Paul Sawyier Public Library as a patron and his work on the library board from 1996 to 2007.

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45 minutes. Ms. Mary Elizabeth Clay recalls going to the small African American library on Mero Street as well as her first day at Paul Sawyier Public Library. She discusses changes in PSPL during her fourteen years on the staff.

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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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