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Interview with Bert May, October 15, 2002

Part of Remembering City Hall: Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Bert May, October 15, 2002
Creator:
Bert May; interviewee. Terry L. Birdwhistell; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2002
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
In this interview, Bert May, former mayor of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, discusses his tenure in the local government of central/eastern Kentucky. He details his early years, including his initial career as a car salesman, his surprise start in politics and his campaign strategies for Mount Sterling mayor. May talks about what went well during his multiple terms, focusing on community development and the preservation of Mount Sterling's downtown area, and elaborates on the inner workings of local Kentucky government, including city-county relations, establishing a local identity, and keeping city finances in order. He also discusses his relationship with the Kentucky League of Cities and how it has shaped both his own professional life and his community.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
May, Bert--Interviews., Mayors--Kentucky--Interviews., Kentucky League of Cities., Mount Sterling (Ky.), Automobile dealers., Selling--Automobiles., Railroads., Economic development--Kentucky., Alcoholic beverage industry--Law and legislation., Municipal government., Group identity., Political campaigns., Community development--Kentucky., Education--Kentucky., Airports--Kentucky., Municipal finance--Kentucky.
Type:
sound
Source:
Remembering City Hall: Kentucky League of Cities Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt71jw86hr1n/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.