United States Postal Service--Employees
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Mr. Cordery was Director of Consumer Service with the US Post Office in Louisville. The interview contains three main subjects: his career in the Post Office; his career in the Army Reserve; and his civilian life, including his term as president of the local chapter of the NAACP. He also discusses his involvement in originating a mortgage-lending institution for blacks in Louisville.
The Jones are a black couple in their mid-fifties who were long-time residents of Parkland area. Mr. Jones was a 1935 graduate of Central High School. He discusses his schooling and career at the U.S. Post Office in Louisville. Mrs. Jones discusses her family history, education, and her career as public health nurse in Louisville. Together, they they discussed their remembrances and lives in Parkland. The process of urban renewal and the changes in the area are discussed, along with the impact of the 1937 Flood.