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OH223 Glen Voegelin Oral History

Glen Voegelin Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Kentucky Dam Project

Series Number: OH223

Interviewee: Voegelin, Glen

Interviewer: Miller, Chamonie S.

Date interviewed: November 20, 1995

Processed by:  Dieter C. Ullrich on November 22, 2013.

Date processed: November 22, 2013

Description: 1 sound disc (19 minutes)

Abstract: Glen Voegelin discusses his years of employment as a field engineer and chief surveyor for the Tennessee Valley Authority during the construction of the Kentucky Dam. He discusses how he was hired by the TVA, his duties as chief surveyor, work related accidents and deaths, race relations, segregation and living at the Kentucky Dam Village.

Biographical / Historical note: Glen Voegelin was born in the State of Oklahoma in 1912. He served as an assistant field engineer and chief surveyor at the Kentucky Dam during its construction from the latter part of 1941 to the early part of 1946. Prior to being hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority, he worked in construction and as a surveyor in Oklahoma.

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:

Voegelin, Glen, 1912-

Kentucky Dam (Ky.)

Tennessee Valley Authority.

Dams – Kentucky.

Land Between the Lakes (Ky. And Tenn.) – History.

Kentucky Dam Village State Park (Ky.) – History.

Surveyors – Kentucky.