Interview With Willie Hendrickson

  • Identifier1979 OH 145
  • Date3/2/1979
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweeHendrickson, Willie
  • DescriptionThis interivew details Willie Hendrickson's experiences as a basketball coach, teacher, and politician in Bell County. He also comments on his time at EKU, and, relevant Bell County politics, fiscal shortfalls, road conditions, and federal funding trends. The interview also captures Hendrickson's unhappiness with the Judicial Referendum, which took place during his tenure.
  • LocationPineville, KY
  • Duration:31:23
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceProject Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


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