Interview with Bethania Meradith Smith, March 14, 1990

Project: Second Presbyterian Church of Lexington Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Bethania Smith comments on her family history, her education, her husband's ( J. Allen Smith) education, the Depression, teaching at the University of Kentucky, libraries in public schools, library science, and the Britling - Resident Hotel. She also discusses moving to Lexington, joining Second Presbyterian church, teaching Sunday school classes, the history of UK that her husband wrote, and Kentucky's lagging education system.

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2012oh234_spresby003

Interviewee Name

Bethania Meradith Smith

Interviewer Name

Vera Harper Saunders

Interview Date

1990-03-14

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Smith, Bethania Meradith Interview by Vera Harper Saunders. 14 Mar. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Smith, B.M. (1990, March 14). Interview by V. H. Saunders. Second Presbyterian Church of Lexington Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Smith, Bethania Meradith, interview by Vera Harper Saunders. March 14, 1990, Second Presbyterian Church of Lexington Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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