Interview with William Sutherland Reid, February 19, 1985

Project: Ethnicity in Lexington (Multi-culturality) Oral History Project

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

William Reid was born on a ship traveling to the United States from Scotland. In this interview he discusses his Scottish heritage, and how he has continued to honor it since moving to Lexington, Kentucky. He talks about his career in Lexington at IBM. He discusses beginning the Lexington Pipe Band in 1975, and details the events and competitions his band participates in. He talks about the history of bagpipes. He talks about other Scottish societies and activities in Kentucky, including the Scottish Games. He discusses the relationship between religion and ethnicity.

Interview Accession

1985oh037_kh304

Interviewee Name

William Sutherland Reid

Interviewer Name

Arthur Graham

Interview Date

1985-02-19

Interview Keyword

Scotch heritage

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Reid, William Sutherland Interview by Arthur Graham. 19 Feb. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Reid, W.S. (1985, February 19). Interview by A. Graham. Ethnicity in Lexington (Multi-culturality) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Reid, William Sutherland, interview by Arthur Graham. February 19, 1985, Ethnicity in Lexington (Multi-culturality) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt78gt5ff35b