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142 minutes. Suzanne first worked in the G.E. factory in Henderson right out of high school, which had a labor union. She then got married and had 2 children and then divorced at which point she got a job with Kenco plastics in October 1976. The factory floor workers were almost exclusively...

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This is an oral history collection chronicling worker's rights for women, primarily in Henderson, KY during the 1970s and 1980s.

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60 minutes. Kentucky State University art instructor Dr. John S. Bator discusses the importance of art and the role of art in a library. He describes the economic impact of the library's display of artwork by local artists. He overviews the planning process for the new addition to Paul...

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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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The Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky Oral History Project was a major statewide initiative to document, through oral history interviews, the struggle to end legal segregation in Kentucky between 1930 and 1975. Directed by oral historian Dr. Betsy Brinson, this series of interviews features...

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These twelve interviews with Frankfort/Franklin County residents cover their family history in this area. Topics include local families, historic homes, streets, distilleries, entertainment, transportation, neighborhoods, race relations, African Americans, and settlers. Copyright Kentucky...

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Morris Burton's perspective and memories of working with Public Service Commission (PSC). Burton discusses growing up in Somerset, KY, attending law school at the University of Kentucky and serving in the air force. His first job as a lawyer was with the PSC. Served first term with PSC from...

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