Stowers, Wallace R
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia communities, focusing on Huntington. Mr. Moran discusses the Huntington Police Department, different uniforms, the denomination of the mayor and commissioners, Sam Davis, the first patrol wagon and treatment of prisoners. He also talks about various people he has known throughout the community of Huntington. People mentioned were the Birkes, the Buffingtons, the Ritters and the Rosses'. He speaks briefly about the hangings in Ritter Park, the saloons of the red light district, and wrestling matches and circuses that used to come to town. He concludes with the names of buildings that are still standing and their current occupants.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-704.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-704, Huntington, WV.