Interview with J. David Wells, January 22, 1998

Project: History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview, David Wells discusses his personal background as lead minister at Good Shepherd Church in Owensboro, Kentucky. He describes his personal history, and the history and changes of Owensboro over his lifetime. He also discusses topics such as the decline of mainline churches, the decline of community in the Owensboro region, daycare and financial assistance that his church provides, politics in Owensboro, and the newspaper, the Messenger-Inquirer.

Interview Accession

1998oh073_hoo015

Interviewee Name

J. David Wells

Interviewer Name

Lee Dew

Interview Date

1998-01-22

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Wells, J. David Interview by Lee Dew. 22 Jan. 1998. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wells, J.D. (1998, January 22). Interview by L. Dew. History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wells, J. David, interview by Lee Dew. January 22, 1998, History of Owensboro, Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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