Pondering Kentucky: The Magazine, Issue 5,

Project: Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Tim Shields, from Scottsville, Kentucky, is the caller for square dancing held in the elementary school. He transforms songs by persons such as Elvis Presley and turns them into square dancing songs. He does not read music.

From West Hardin County, Don Lafferty, "Kentucky Wonder Boy!" He is a retired school teacher who is a "World Go As You Please Match Champion" checker player.

Phyllis Anderson, from Mt. Sterling, Kentucky is writer of the League of Kentucky Sportsman editorials in the Happy Hunting Ground Magazine that is a publication of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. She is also editor of the newspaper Kentucky Sportsman.

John Stephenson, President of Berea College gives history and mission of the institution.

Richard Savage collects old machines that he restores, such as jukeboxes, music boxes, and Coke machines.

Botanist Mary Wharton, author of "A Guide to Wild Flowers and Ferns of Kentucky." Kentucky state flower, Golden Rod, and other flowers.

Swan Lake, in Ballard County, is the state's largest natural lake. Charles Caulder runs the state park office at the lake and offers a brief history.

Nancy and Dale Cooper live in a cave in Wolfe County, Kentucky.

African American Garrett A. Morgan, from Bourbon County, inventions: hair straightening cream, gas mask, and traffic signal.

Pauline Tabor-Webster - House on Clay Street in Bowling Green, a bordello called Pauline's Brothel, 1930s-1969.

Interview Accession

2012oh062_pk005

Interviewee Name

Tim Shields

Don Lafferty

Phyllis Anderson

John Stephenson

Richard Savage

Mary Wharton

Charles Caulder

Nancy Cooper

Dale Cooper

Pauline Tabor-Webster

Interviewer Name

Glen Bastin

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Shields, Tim Interview by Glen Bastin. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shields, T. (n.d.). Interview by G. Bastin. Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shields, Tim, interview by Glen Bastin. (n.d.), Glen Bastin's Pondering Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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