Interview with R.R. Thomas

Dublin Core

Identifier

1980 OH 207

Date

5/30/1980

Description

R. R. Thomas, a Hardin County native, discusses his military service record, education, and public service career, which began with a 8 year stint as County Clerk and culminated in a successful County Judge election in 1970. He comments on his accomplishments since 1970, how the county was run in the past, the KY Fiscal Court, and the major problems the county faces, such as limited housing options and solid waste removal issues. Additional interview topics include CETA, the benefits of revenue sharing, a newly proposed animal shelter, his professional working relationships with city and county officials, and the occupational tax in Elizabethtown.

Rights

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

Title

Interview with R.R. Thomas

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Thomas, R.R.

Location

Elizabethtown, KY

Duration

:54:14

Restrictions

no

XML

1980oh207-thomas.xml

Funding Source

Project Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission

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Citation

“Interview with R.R. Thomas,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 26, 2019, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/1388.

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