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Charles E. Lee's Oral History

Dublin Core

Title

Charles E. Lee's Oral History

Subject

Charles E. Lee
Betty Turnell
early Decatur
Wood St. Elementary School
Decatur High School
Millikin University
U.S. Navy
France
law
prohibition
State Senate
Mayor of Decatur
African-Americans
"separate but equal"
bathhouse
Dr. John Ellis
Decatur Yacht Club
Decatur Park District
race relations
Fred Long
Harry Long
Negro Leagues
Police Department
special education
Federal Bureau of Investigation
parking meters
Inez Bender
American Red Cross
crime
drugs
television
Commission on Aging
oral history
recording

Description

This is the oral history of Charles E. Lee. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in December 1980. The interview includes his early life, his education, time in the U.S. Navy, law career, time in the IL state Senate, time as Mayor of Decatur, race relations, the Police Department, and Commission on Aging.

Creator

Interviewee: Charles E. Lee
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Charles E. Lee

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

December 1980

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.pdf
.mp3

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH26

Coverage

oral history, Charles E. Lee, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Charles E. Lee

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

33:56

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Files

OH26-Lee_Charles E.mp3
OH26B-Lee_Charles_E_interview.pdf

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Charles E. Lee Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “Charles E. Lee's Oral History ,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 31, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/4901.