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OH147 Katherine Murphy Oral History

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Katherine Murphy Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – World War II

Series Number: OH147

Interviewee: Murphy, Katherine, 1928-

Interviewer: Jay Parrent

Date interviewed: November 16, 1997

Processed by: Benjamin J. Drake

Date processed: November 4, 2011

Description: 1 sound disc (9 minutes)

Abstract: Katherine Murphy details her experiences during the Second World War. She describes her childhood and early adulthood. During the war, she was employed at the Princeton Hosiery Mill of Princeton, Kentucky. She discusses her duties at the plant and life during the war. She concludes by detailing her thoughts concerning significant political figures and major events during the war. She also describes post-war celebrations at Princeton, Kentucky

Biographical / Historical note: Katherine Murphy was born in 1928 in Kentucky. During the Second World War, she worked at the Princeton Hosiery Mill. Her husband was a non-commissioned officer stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

General information: No user access to original recordings. Use audio user copies, digital derivatives, transcripts, and/or tape indexes. This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission for reproduction must be requested from Murray State University.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Murphy, Katherine, 1928-

World War, 1939-1945 – Kentucky – Princeton.

Princeton Hosiery Mills (Princeton, Ky.)