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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 3, part 1)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Forrest C. Pogue discusses the evolution of oral history techniques from the Second World War to the 1970s. He also compares and contrasts interviewing philosophies and types of oral histories.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Elliott, David M.
Date of interview: 1981 November 10
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 3, part 2)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Forrest C. Pogue discusses the evolution of oral history techniques from the Second World War to the 1970s. He also compares and contrasts interviewing philosophies and types of oral histories.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Elliott, David M.
Date of interview: 1981 November 10
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 4, part 2)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Forrest C. Pogue discusses, in a phone interview, his childhood and early adulthood in Lyon County, Kentucky and his years attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University). He offers a family history, early impressions of the Murray State campus and experiences at other academic institutions. Pogue also discusses his close ties with Murray State and the impact it had upon his life.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Beasley, Wayne
Date of interview: 1991 February 14
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 4)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 1, part 1)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Forrest C. Pogue delivers a speech on the George C. Marshall Project during the Second National Colloquium of Oral History on November 20, 1967 at Harriman, New York. He discusses his selection as General Marshall’s biographer and the early days of the United States Army Oral History Program. He offers anecdotal accounts of collecting interviews from military leaders following the Second World War for his work on the Supreme Command and later for his biography of General Marshall. He concludes with a discussion on the process of surveying oral history interviews and the pros and cons of different methodologies.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Presentation before during the Second National Colloquium.
Date of interview: 1967 November 20
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 2)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 4, part 1)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Forrest C. Pogue discusses, in a phone interview, his childhood and early adulthood in Lyon County, Kentucky and his years attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College (presently Murray State University). He offers a family history, early impressions of the Murray State campus and experiences at other academic institutions. Pogue also discusses his close ties with Murray State and the impact it had upon his life.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Beasley, Wayne
Date of interview: 1991 February 14
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 6)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 5)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
View the MP3 document
Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 1)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 7)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.
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Title of Collection: Forrest C. Pogue - Oral History.
Name of person interviewed: Pogue, Forrest C. (Session 2, part 3)
Biographical note: Forrest C. Pogue was born on September 17, 1912, in Crittenden County, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Murray State Teachers College in 1931, his Masters from the University of Kentucky in 1932 and his doctorate from Clark University in 1936. From 1937 to 1938, he studied at the University of Paris, France. Upon his return to the United States, he taught at Western Kentucky College and later at Murray State Teachers College. He was drafted in 1942 into the United States Army and in spring of 1943 was transferred to the Historical Division of the War Department. In 1944, he landed with the American troops at Normandy, France. He conducted interviews with the soldiers and officers until the war’s conclusion. After the war, he served as a civilian historian for the Department of the Army from 1945 to 1952. He briefly returned to teaching at Murray State College in 1954 and 1955. The following year he became the director of the newly established George C. Marshall Research Foundation. In 1974 he became the Director of the Eisenhower Institute for Historical Research at the Smithsonian and held that position until his retirement. He is best remembered for his four volume biography of George C. Marshall and published works on the European theater of the Second World War. He died on October 6, 1996 at Murray, Kentucky.
Description: Session includes recordings of numerous presentations made during the events of “Pogue Day”, a bicentennial event in Lyon County, Kentucky which honored Forrest C. Pogue on May 24th and May 25th, 1974. The recordings captured the two day event in its entirely, including the opening ceremonies and banquet at Lyon County High School, the brunch at Kuttawa Methodist Church and the portrait presentation at Lyon County Public Library. Topics discussed during the event range from biographical sketches of Pogue’s life, anecdotal stories from friends, family and dignitaries and personal recollections from Pogue on his childhood days in Lyon County and professional career as an historian. He also describes attending and teaching at Murray State Teachers College, his experiences during the Second World War and his research on General George C. Marshall.
Descriptors: Oral history.
Interviewed by: Recorded by the Forrest C. Pogue Oral History Institute at Murray State Universtiy by Dr. James W. Hammack, Jr.
Date of interview: 1974 May 24–25
Contributed by: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project.
Identification number: OH189
Location: Murray State University Special Collections & Archives.