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Interview Summary

Calvin Smith was born and raised in Stamping Ground, Kentucky. In this interview, he discusses his childhood, farming, and his later career with the fire department and in law enforcement as a sheriff and chief of police. He describes the day of the Stamping Ground tornado in 1974, including his own injuries, the injuries of others, and the damage to homes and other structures. He talks about the process of rebuilding after the tornado. Smith also discusses some of Stamping Ground's history.

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2017oh376_scpl009

Interviewee Name

Calvin Smith

Interviewer Name

Julia Taylor

Interview Date

2017-05-23

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Smith, Calvin Interview by Julia Taylor. 23 May. 2017. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Smith, C. (2017, May 23). Interview by J. Taylor. Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Stamping Ground Tornado of 1974 Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Smith, Calvin, interview by Julia Taylor. May 23, 2017, Scott County (Kentucky) Public Library: Scott County Stamping Ground Tornado of 1974 Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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