Interview with Morton J. Holbrook, Jr., January 6, 1998

Project: History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Morton J. Holbrook, Jr. discusses Lawrence W. Hager, Sr., the influence of Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer newspaper, the Owensboro airport fight, Steele-Hager disputes, establishment of industrial foundation, Berkeley Davis, J.R. Miller, Harvey Aluminum negotiations, the dispute over municipal power utility, urban renewal controversy, and reasons for Owensboro being a conservative community.

Interview Accession

1998oh071_hoo013

Interviewee Name

Morton J. Holbrook, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Lee Dew

Interview Date

1998-01-06

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Holbrook, Morton J., Jr. Interview by Lee Dew. 06 Jan. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Holbrook, M.J., Jr. (1998, January 06). Interview by L. Dew. History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Holbrook, Morton J., Jr., interview by Lee Dew. January 06, 1998, History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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