Interview Summary

Oral history with Tom Alvey, labor representative on Citizens Committee for Higher Education, local community group which helped establish Owensboro Community College in 1984. Interview discusses work with Don Blandford in acquiring money from the legislature for the college, campus construction and location. Alvey describes the need for a community college in Owensboro as well as local response to proposal. Interview concludes discussing the benefits of early relationship with University of Kentucky.

Interview Accession

2008oh135_cc057

Interviewee Name

Tom Alvey

Interviewer Name

Adina O'Hara

Interview Date

2007-05-01

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Alvey, Tom Interview by Adina O'Hara. 01 May. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Alvey, T. (2007, May 01). Interview by A. O'Hara. Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Alvey, Tom, interview by Adina O'Hara. May 01, 2007, Community Colleges of Kentucky: History of Kentucky's Community Colleges Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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