Interview with Homer Powell

  • Identifier1979 OH 182
  • Date4/5/1979
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweePowell, Homer
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Homer Powell recollects his life experiences as a Jackson County native, farmer, magistrate, and county judge. Powell concludes that the newly adopted Judicial System is destructive to his predominatly Republican community. Other topics include election campaigns and his extensive political career which spanned from 1942 to 1977.
  • LocationMcKee, KY
  • Duration:18:39
  • 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


“Interview with Homer Powell,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 12, 2024,