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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Oral history interview with Louis Shelton conducted by Lisa K. Miller on 1 June 2016. Mr. Shelton lived in Louisville in the 1930's, and remembers helping his mother with work she brought home from several garment factories she worked in. This interview was part of the Garment Workers in Kentucky Oral History Project. The audio interview can be accessed by clicking the "Download" button. This download may take several minutes. A transcript of the interview, as well as a photograph of the interviewee can be accessed by clicking on "Additional Files."


Business Administration, Management, and Operations | Fashion Business | Labor History | Oral History | Women's History

LOUIS SHELTON.jpg (828 kB)
Photograph of Louis Shelton

Louis Shelton book card.pdf (138 kB)
Louis Shelton Book promo card