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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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Interview with Robert J. Wurster, former English professor at WKU, conducted by Callie Lou Dalton in the fall of 1987. Wurster discusses his involvement with the International Student Program at the university. He also addresses issues of acculturation, equity in the classroom, expression of...

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Oral history interview conducted by Michelle Ross and Mark Brown with Distinguished Professor Christopher Groves. Groves, a Geography Department professor who specializes in the study of hydrogeology at WKU, discusses his involvement as director of the Hoffman Environmental Research Institute,...

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These Hart County interviews include discussions about farming, raising wheat, fertilizers, making and selling baskets, and funeral practices. Other topics are education, local legal history and practice, voting rights for blacks, nightriders, and local government, including elections and...

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26 minutes. This interview was conducted by a member of the Mercer County Key Club. Track & Field Hall of Fame Coach Alvis Johnson discusses his athletic accomplishments at Harrodsburg High School from 1973 to 1998; during that 25 year span, he and his teams experienced one losing season. He...

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