Donovan Quesenberry, III



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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia communities, focusing on Ceredo. At the time of the interview, Mr. Frank Lucente was part owner/ operator of Rocco's Restaurant in Ceredo, West Virginia. He discusses: his history with the restaurant; his relationship with the other owner; economics at the time of the interview; organizations (such as Big Brother's, the Jaycees, and the Boys Club); his interest in politics and the Republican Party; government programs; his family; the Vietnam War; politics and government at the time; television and its influence on society; and differences between the time he grew up in and the time of the interview.

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Politics, personal life


Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Lucente, Frank Samuel, -- Autobiography., Rocco's Restaurant -- Oral histories., Politics and government -- Oral histories., Restaurants -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Business enterprises -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Ethnic restaurants -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Oral histories., Television -- Oral histories., Ceredo (W. Va.) -- Oral histories.


Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-345.


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Oral History Interview: Frank Samuel Lucente