Interview with Samuel Thomas Delaney, November 20, 2009

Project: Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Sam Delaney spike of growing up in Crab Orchard, Kentucky ; learning electrician skills, attending college, and being in the Air Force. He talked of his public school service in Fayette County and running a florist shop. He and his wife Lillian bought a lot at the corner of Nantucket and Lansdowne in 1970 and had a house built where they raised their son, Poitier. He spoke a little of the negativeness directed toward them when they moved into the neighborhood. He was locally known as "Mayor of Lansdowne" for his involvement in the neighborhood.

Interview Accession

2010oh094_lna012

Interviewee Name

Samuel Thomas Delaney

Interviewer Name

Patricia Esrael

Interview Date

2009-11-20

Interview LC Subject

Lexington (Ky.).

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Delaney, Samuel Thomas Interview by Patricia Esrael. 20 Nov. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Delaney, S.T. (2009, November 20). Interview by P. Esrael. Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Delaney, Samuel Thomas, interview by Patricia Esrael. November 20, 2009, Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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