Adams describes her experiences as a law student at the University of Kentucky in the early 1950s and as a lawyer in private practice with her husband, Charles C. Adams, in Somerset, Kentucky. She also discusses how she combined family life with her career.
Arterberry relates her experiences in law school at the University of Louisville, where she graduated in 1949. She also described her career which began in private practice with a small firm specializing in real estate. She later worked in the advertising field and for Kentucky state government before returning to the practice of law as an attorney for Kentucky state agencies. She later became a federal administrative law judge and was assigned to Knoxville, Tennessee, at the time of the interview.
Baldauf discusses her education at the Jefferson School of Law in the 1930s and her subsequent career as a legal secretary, secretary to the dean of the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville, and as an auditor for the Internal Revenue Service in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Berman discusses how and why his parents came to the United States from Poland; his father's work as a peddler and in other businesses; the early Orthodox Jewish community in Louisville; the effects of the Depression on this father's business; his decision to attend the University of Louisville School of Law, from which he graduated in 1928; his early law practice; and activities in Keneseth Israel congregation. Berman concludes with reflections on changes in the local Jewish community during his memory.
Briggs discusses her education at the University of Kentucky School of Law, her career in private practice with her husband in Flora, Indiana, and her family life as a wife and mother of two.
Dunn discusses her life as a student at the Jefferson School of Law, where she graduated in 1931, and her career. She began work as a legal secretary, then opened her own office in Paducah, Kentucky. Dunn continued working into her eighties.
Betty Griffin describes her student experiences at the University of Kentucky School of Law, balancing married and family life with career, and work as an attorney specializing in domestic relations in Lexington and as a friend of the court representing children in domestic cases in Fayette Circuit Court.
Harding describes her student experiences at the Jefferson and University of Louisville Schools of Law. She also discusses her career beginning with a legal position at General Electric, followed by a short time in a solo private practice, a joint private practice with Edith Stanley, and many years as an attorney with the Kentucky Department of Labor, specializing in workmen's compensation. She also discusses raising her children while practicing law.
This interview covers Henderson's education, the short time he spent with the Tennessee Central, and completing his education. Started with NC&StL as secretary then on to the Claims Division. Came to the L&N as an attorney in position of assistant to the general counsel. Depression years. Background of NC&StL and its relationship to the L&N. Differences and commonalities between the two railroads. Size of the law staff at L&N much larger. Comments on the law staff here. 1955 strike and the job that Henderson manned during the strike in Centralized Traffic Control (CTC). Comments on law hearing that involved William L. Grubbs (tapes 801-802). Tax ratio study that was worked on in Washington DC and New York City. 1960's: Began legislative activities as they related to the L&N railroad. Questions, problems, litigation. Procedure for setting up legislative activities. Activities with the state government. Example of government/Lamp;N cooperation was the moving of the tracks in Lexington, Kentucky. Explanation of Henderson's broadened activities from 1968 on. In 1968 he was made general attorney in charge of all legislative activities in 13 states (Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri and North Carolina among them). Collection of accounts and filing litigation. Comments on Board of Directors resolutions, work as assistant to Chief Counsel William L. Grubbs, and other subjects. Some cases of importance to Henderson's work career: L&N v. Southern Railway, State of Georgia case, and suit against the Cleancoal Company. Changes over the years.
Hopkins relates her student experiences at the University of Kentucky School of Law. She also discusses her career with Kentucky state government in Frankfort, beginning with a position in the Department of Revenue. Hopkins later clerked for two judges with the Kentucky Court of Appeals, drafted bills for the legislature, worked for the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to assist the revamping of the court system following the passage of a constitutional amendment in 1975, and was later an assistant statute reviser for the LRC. She also discusses combining family life and her career.