Interview Summary

Wendell Butler is the former Superintendent of Instruction and Secretary of Agriculture. He was an early supporter of the minimum foundation that brought more money to the little school systems. He spends time during the interview explaining what schools were like in the early days of his teaching. He feels that the lack of support services hurts the schools. The interviews in this collection were conducted by middle school students as part of an educational media project under the direction of Henderson County North Middle School teacher Roy Pullam.

Interview Accession

2022oh0408_hchs0106

Interviewee Name

Wendell Butler

Interviewer Name

Carmin Pinkstaff

Interview Date

1986-07-24

Restriction

No Restrictions

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Butler, Wendell Interview by Carmin Pinkstaff. 24 Jul. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Butler, W. (1986, July 24). Interview by C. Pinkstaff. Bonnet Productions: North Middle School, Henderson County (KY) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Butler, Wendell, interview by Carmin Pinkstaff. July 24, 1986, Bonnet Productions: North Middle School, Henderson County (KY) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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