Detail View: Oral Histories - Ohio River Portrait: Mrs. Lou Esther Manchester

Filename: 
FA 656 OH0044LA Mrs Lou Ester Manche.mp3
Identifier: 
FA 656 OH0044LA
Title: 
Mrs. Lou Esther Manchester
Creator: 
Mrs. Lou Esther Manchester
Subject: 
Manchester, Lou Ester
Subject: 
History -- Paducah (KY)
Subject: 
Boy Scouts -- Jackson Purchase (KY)
Subject: 
Flood -- Ohio River
Subject: 
Women -- Societies -- Paducah (KY)
Subject: 
History -- Dixon Springs (IL)
Description: 
Mrs. Lou Ester Manchester speaks on the history and founding of the Paducah Womans Club, the gunboat Paducah, and her personal life, including growing up in the Baptist Church. Interview takes place at the Hotel Irvin Cobb, in Paducah, KY.
Publisher: 
Western Kentucky University
Contributor: 
Linda Kinsey Adams
Date: 
7/20/1990
Type: 
Oral History
Format: 
audio/mpeg
Source: 
Ohio River Folk Life Project
Language: 
English
Coverage: 
McCracken County
Rights: 
Permission must be obtained from Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives, prior to reuse of these recordings
Biographical Sketch: 
Lou Esther Manchester married Roy C. Manchester in 1928, and the couple had 2 children, Charles Manchester and Robert Manchester. She attended Lindenwood College in St. Charles, MO. Roy C. Manchester was an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts of America and Camp Roy C. Manchester in Jonathan Creek, KY is named in his honor.
Duration: 
57:13 minutes
Bit Rate/Frequency: 
64 kbps