Story: Fess Whitaker Running for Jailer

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One of several humorous stories told by Bert Combs speaking at an annual O'Tucks banquet in Hamilton, Ohio during the early 1970s A native of Clay County, Kentucky, as were many in his audience, he served as Governor from 1959 to 1963 He also served as a federal judge and at the time of this event he was in private law practice in Louisville, Kentucky
"O'Tucks" is a contraction of "Ohioans from Kentucky" The organization was started by Stanley Dezarn in 1959 to be a means for Kentuckians moved to the Hamilton, Ohio area to preserve and celebrate their native culture in a new setting Dezarn, a teacher and school principal, was a native of Clay County, Kentucky as were many others who had moved to the Ohio community to work for the Champion Paper Company

Date

1970-1979

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Type

Sound Narration

Publisher

Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College

Identifier

SD-OR-030-001

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This resource is provided for educational purposes Please cite all references to this item

Date Digitized

2012

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https://s3.amazonaws.com/avpberea/Berea-SoundArchives-Audios/5126.mp3

Citation

Combs, Bert T, “Story: Fess Whitaker Running for Jailer,” Berea College Special Collections & Archives, accessed January 30, 2023, https://bereasound.libraryhost.com/items/show/5176.

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