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Record 523/842
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Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 10/02/1989
Abstract Interview of Irene Compton by Virginia Hall. Compton discusses her background and Benham, Kentucky.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Irene Aldrich Compton has lived in Benham for 73 years. She talks about her family and their lives in Benham, Kentucky and where they are now. She tells us of the early educational system and how the International Harvester Co. built the town and provided for its inhabitants. She discusses her involvement with the young people in Sunday school, church, grade and high school and in scout troops. She was and is presently an active member of Benham Church, the Garden Club and Girl Scout Leaders of America. She also was an active member of the Republican Party and continues to be active in community affairs."
Object ID 2007.001.0542
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Benham, Kentucky
Field 01 Transcript available upon request
Interview date 10/02/1989
Interviewer Hall, Virginia
Length of interview 47:00, 25:45
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Compton, Irene
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