Interview with Steven Elder, June 7, 2022

Project: Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project

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Steven Elder is a lifelong resident of Graves County and current resident of Mayfield, KY. He is a former city council member, and works in the banking industry. He is the President of the Mayfield Community Foundation and is seen as a community advocate and local historian amongst many of the members of Mayfield. Elder recalls his memories of downtown Mayfield, nearby Fancy Farm, his time working as a city council member, and his work with the Mayfield Community Foundation. He recounts the tornado events of December 10, 2021 and talks about recording some of the first video footage and photographic content after the storm. Elder also shares his hopes for the future of Mayfield and surrounding areas impacted by the disaster.

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2022oh1455_may0015

Interviewee Name

Steven Elder

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Rebecca Michelle Freihaut

Interview Date

2022-06-07

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Elder, Steven Interview by Rebecca Michelle Freihaut. 07 Jun. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Elder, S. (2022, June 07). Interview by R. M. Freihaut. Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Elder, Steven, interview by Rebecca Michelle Freihaut. June 07, 2022, Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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