Video Histories

View interview videos of local residents as they talk about the people, places and events in Jeffersontown history and local veterans as they describe the details of their military careers.

Simply contact the museum by phone or email to set up an appointment to view during regular museum hours.

Choose from the following:
  • A JEFFERSONTOWN LINEAGE - Museum Director Beth Wilder discusses the ancestry of local resident Marcia Horton, including the Bryan, Funk, Geiger, Hikes, Owings, Sprowl and Vance families.
  • ABSTAIN, SADIE MAE - Discussion of Jeffersontown and the Alexander-Ingram School, of which Mrs. 
  • Abstain was principal.
  • AIKEN, JAMES - WWII POW - Bataan Death March
  • ANDERSON, LEROY - Desert Storm Medic
  • BADER, ANNE - CONRAD POTTERY (Archaeologist Anne Bader discusses the pottery of Valentine Conrad, 
  • who owned a pottery business on the square in Jeffersontown in the early 1800s)
  • BADER, ANNE - Jefferson County Archaeology
  • BOSTON, ROBERT - Jeffersontown Memories
  • BRYANT, DR. E.C., DMD - Local Dentist Dr. Bryant discusses personal memories
  • BUTLER, GENERAL BEN - 34th Infantry Division. Italian Campaign 1944
  • CHAPPELL, ANDY - Discussion of Skyview Park in Jeffersontown
  • COLEMAN, THURMOND JR. - The son of local preacher, Rev. Thurmond Coleman, Sr., discusses growing 
  • up in Jeffersontown
  • COSTLOW, COL. OWSLEY C. - WWII Tanks
  • CRUMP, TOM - US Marine Corps
  • DENMAN, ELIZABETH - WWII Red Cross Aide - South Pacific
  • FINNEY, LLOYD - WWII - Iwo Jima - Black Sand, Red Blood
  • GREGG, JACK - Local Postman Jack Gregg discusses his work and describes past businesses on the square 
  • in Jeffersontown
  • GUTHRIE, CONNIE - PEGGY CHENOWETH - Connie Guthrie gives a lecture/reenactment of the Chenoweth Run Massacre through the eyes of survivor Peggy Chenoweth
  • HEWITT LEWIS, GERTRUDE - Jeffersontown Memories, including about well-known local resident, Louis Wordlow
  • HORTON, MARCIA BRYAN - Jeffersontown Life in the 1940s and 1950s
  • HORTON, MARCIA BRYAN - Marcia discusses some of her family history
  • HORTON, MARCIA BRYAN - Marcia discusses her memories of Jeffersontown
  • HUMPHREY, JOHN - United States Postal Service work in Jeffersontown
  • JEFFERSONTOWN CLASS OF 1940 - 50th Reunion of Jeffersontown High School alumni
  • JEFFERSONTOWN SCHOOL GRADUATES - Jeffersontown School 1925-1950 Class Reunion
  • JEFFERSONTOWN SCHOOL GRADUATES - Jeffersontown School 1940-41 Class Reunion
  • KERNS, LT. HERBERT - WWII - 99th Infantry Division
  • KIRCHHOBEL, FRED - WWII
  • LEMASTER, STAN - WWII - Guadalcanal
  • LEMASTER, STAN - WWII - Col. Travis Hoover - Doolittle Raid
  • LOVETT, TOM & GARNETT MOFFETT - Jeffersontown School Memories
  • MATTHEWS, JOE - WWII
  • MATTHEWS, JOEL - Telephones
  • MILBURNE, DICK - Telephones
  • MILLER, KENT - Henry Watterson's great-grandson discusses the Henry Watterson family
  • OLSHANSKY, DAVID - Jeffersontown Museum Tour 1998
  • QUINN, JOHN & MARY LOU - discussion of Cherry Springs, the Peter Funk House in Jeffersontown
  • RICE, JAMES R. - US Marine Corps
  • RUCKRIEGEL, MAYOR DANIEL - Jeffersontown History
  • SMITH, JANE - Jeffersontown, Past & Present (15 & 45 minute versions)
  • SMITH, MILDRED - WWII Mobile Hospital
  • SMITH, SALLIE - Lot #5 (the Goose family wagon-making business) in Jeffersontown
  • SMITH, SALLIE & DOTTIE FIRST - Childhood memories
  • SMITH, SALLIE & DOTTIE FIRST - Jeffersontown memories
  • SNYDER, GORDON - WWII - US Coast Guard
  • STEVENS, LT. COL. W. - WWII, Korea, Vietnam
  • STONE, FRANK DAN - Pearl Harbor
  • STONE, RICK - Vietnam
  • TAYLOR, JOANNE & JULIA SMITH & MARJORIE BABSON - Jeffersontown School Memories
  • UNKNOWN - Robert Tyler Home Tour
  • WILDER, BETH - exterior view of St. Paul's Methodist Church in Jeffersontown