Interview With Sid Williams

Dublin Core

Identifier

1980 OH 060

Date

11/15/1979

Description

Sid Williams, a Knott County native, details his family history, military service record, work history and political career in this interview. Interview topics include the Judicial Referendum, his experiences as a natural gas drilling contractor, and his relevant contributions while in office, which include a new jail, medical clinic, nursing home, swimming pool and other recreation facilities. He admits that the major problems that the county faces are poor roads and unavoidable welfare dependence. He also discusses changes in population, revenue sharing, and the role that coal mining plays in the county's economy.

Rights

Contact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.

Title

Interview With Sid Williams

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Berge, William H.

Interviewee

Williams, Sid

Location

Hyden, KY

Duration

:37:09

Restrictions

no

XML

1980oh060-williams.xml

Funding Source

Project Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission

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Citation

“Interview With Sid Williams,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 26, 2019, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/1351.