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Record 109/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 10/25/1980
Abstract Interview of A.E. Turner by Loretta Synder.

Interviewer's description-
"Mr. Turner begins this interview by discussing his career as a constable in the 1st District of Harlan County. Mention is made of bootlegging and how some law enforcement officers are proven to be involved in illegal payoffs, etc. Much reference is made about mountain values. He also discusses his involvement in square dancing and how Cecil Sharpe interviewed his father and uncles. He also mentions Franklin Delano Roosevelt surveying on Catron's Creek (Harlan County) and staying with his relatives. Later Roosevelt invited the Turner family to the Constitutional Hall in Washington, D.C. to perform square dancing."
Object ID 2007.001.0113
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Interview date 10/25/1980
Interviewer Synder, Loretta
Length of interview 20:34, 6:16
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Turner, A.E.
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