Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with Bill Moss, September 10, 2010

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries


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00:00:08 - Miller as a disciplinarian

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Partial Transcript: Okay, I'll introduce the tape. Um, today is September the tenth, 2010. We are in Williamsburg, um, Kentucky.

Segment Synopsis: Moss relates an incident where Jack Miller broke up a fight between a black and a white student. He describes Miller as a disciplinarian. Moss talks about playing football with Archie Powers as coach.

Keywords: Archie Powers; William Edward Moss; Williamsburg High School

Subjects: High school principals; School discipline.; School sports.

00:04:46 - Moss's family

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Partial Transcript: And then, um, you have a brother? Uh, what's your other siblings, I know you have a brother.

Segment Synopsis: Moss talks about his siblings. He describes his father's involvement in WWII. Moss talks about his grandfather's medical practice.

Keywords: Brothers; Sisters; WWII; World War Two

Subjects: Families--Kentucky; Williamsburg (Ky.)

00:07:01 - Miller's legacy

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Partial Transcript: You've told us one wonderful story reminiscence of, um--reminiscent of Coach Miller. Do you have any other stories of--to relate of what he was like and the kind of impact he had on people's lives?

Segment Synopsis: Moss talks about Miller's desire to integrate schools. He talks about Williamsburg schools today. Moss describes Miller's influence and impact on Williamsburg.

Keywords: Communities; Education; Schools; Towns

Subjects: High school principals; School integration--Kentucky; Williamsburg (Ky.)