Interview with Russell Allen, August 10, 2009

Project: Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Russell Allen started as a janitor at the Lansdowne Club in 1959, the second year of its existence and moved on to the running of the swimming pool for forty years. He rode a city bus out Nicholasville Road from his home on Georgetown Street, got off at Zandale, and walked to the club until he bought a car. He was proud of the swimming team in its competition with other local area clubs and watched many of the children grow up to be prminent citizens of Lexington, Kentucky. He now works for the Lansdowne Company which manages the Lansdowne Shopping Center.

Interview Accession

2009oh259_lna005

Interviewee Name

Russell Allen

Interviewer Name

Beverly Futrell

Interview Date

2009-08-10

Interview LC Subject

Lexington (Ky.).

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Allen, Russell Interview by Beverly Futrell. 10 Aug. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Allen, R. (2009, August 10). Interview by B. Futrell. Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Allen, Russell, interview by Beverly Futrell. August 10, 2009, Lansdowne Neighborhood Association Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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