Interview with Maurice Mercier, November 30, 1990

Project: Christian Appalachian Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Maurice (Mo) Mercier, a CAP director and founder of the CAP Group Home for Teenage Boys, is interviewed by Gil Rosenberg for the Oral History Project. Mercier discusses his religious background, his introduction to CAP, and the founding of the group home for male juvenile delinquents during the 1970s. Mercier discusses the operations, goals, and success rate of the group home during his time working there. He also talks about the development of administrative groups, including a management team and board of directors, that occurred after he left the group home in 1982.

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1991oh115_cap022

Interviewee Name

Maurice Mercier

Interviewer Name

Gil Rosenberg

Interview Date

1990-11-30

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Mercier, Maurice Interview by Gil Rosenberg. 30 Nov. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Mercier, M. (1990, November 30). Interview by G. Rosenberg. Christian Appalachian Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Mercier, Maurice, interview by Gil Rosenberg. November 30, 1990, Christian Appalachian Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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