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OH164 Carrol Cartwright Oral History

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Carrol Cartwright Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Kentucky Politics

Series Number: OH164

Interviewee: Cartwright, Carrol, 1900

Interviewer:  Hammack, James W.

Date interviewed: October 18, 1973

Processed by: Processed by Benjamin J. Drake from October of 2011 to February 2012

Date processed: February 17, 2012

Description: 1 sound disc (25 minutes)

Abstract: Carrol Cartwright discusses his lifelong friendship with Earle C. Clements. He recalls Clements' involvement and position in the Odd Fellows Club and interest in sports. He concludes with his recollections of Morganfield, Kentucky during the 1920s and 1930s.

Biographical / Historical note: Carrol Cartwright was born around 1900 in Morganfield, Kentucky. He attended high school in Morganfield but did not graduate. He joined the Odd Fellows Club in 1923. In 1932, he began his career at the Morganfield Post Office at Morganfield. He retired as the Assistant Post-Master in 1968.

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:

Cartwright, Carrol, 1900-

Clements, Earle Chester, 1896-1985

Union County – History

Morganfield (Ky.) – History.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Research Notes: The Carrol Cartwright interview is part of the Earle C. Clement Oral History Series conducted by James W. Hammock during the early 1970s.