Interview with Emma Cecilia Busam, February 3, 1998

Project: History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, Busam talks about her involvement in the Owensboro community as a nun. She begins by talking about her childhood in Owensboro and how she became a nun. She talks about the different orders and churches in Kentucky, the type of ministries they coordinate, the work they do in Owensboro, and the changes that have taken place in the Catholic church. She talks about her own personal career as a school teacher and her job as an archivist. Finally, she discusses the different members of the community who serve in the church, what causes some people to leave the church, and the impact that the Catholic Church has had in Kentucky and in the rest of the world.

Interview Accession

1998oh077_hoo019

Interviewee Name

Emma Cecilia Busam

Interviewer Name

Lee Dew

Interview Date

1998-02-03

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Busam, Emma Cecilia Interview by Lee Dew. 03 Feb. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Busam, E.C. (1998, February 03). Interview by L. Dew. History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Busam, Emma Cecilia, interview by Lee Dew. February 03, 1998, History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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