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Morrow, Edwin Porch, 1877-1935 (Sc 3470), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Morrow, Edwin Porch, 1877-1935 (Sc 3470), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3470. Letter, 25 October 1920, of Kentucky Governor Edwin P. Morrow to Sim Smith, Albany, Kentucky. Written on letterhead of the Republican State Central Committee, the letter declares that the upcoming election in Kentucky “hangs by a thread” and will be won “if the mountain women come to the polls.” The letter pleads for efforts “above all” to “fire every man so that he will bring his women out” in order to thwart the stated intention in the Bluegrass of outvoting this constituency.


Interview With Dora Landrum Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Dora Landrum Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Dora Landrum conducted by Kevins Eans for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Landrum dicusses her life and times, including information about the Great Depression, how the New Deal programs affected Ohio County, Kentucky, motion pictures, radio, World War II, Pearl Harbor, the atomic bomb, rationining, her running for State Senate in 1949, and Democratic politics.