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Title Ken Balsley's Personal History of Lacey 2006
Object Name Memoir
Scope & Content Two versions of Ken Balsley's Personal History of Lacey, 2006, in a MSWord file document. Ken tells important stories in Lacey's history from his point of view, wherein he "doesn't let facts get in the way of a good story."
Chapters include: The Lacey Leader, The Red Bull, Press and Police, Karen Fraser (Ken's hand in getting her elected Mayor), Anna Homann, Lacey Civic Committee (how they completed important projects such as Lacey Civic Plaza and the Lacey Historical Museum), Bob Blume and Radio, and John Gott.
The version titled "Part 2" (2014-010-0002.2) is missing the chapter titled "Karen Fraser" and there are a few other differences in the documents.
Dates of Creation 2006
Extent of Description 2 MS Word documents, .1 is 22 pages long and .2 is 19 pages long.
Catalog Number 2014-010-0002.1-.2
Collection Ken Balsley Collection
People Bagley, Ed
Balsley, Ken
Bergquist, Bill
Blume, Bob
Brown, Bob
Bush, Bill
Dolan, Gene
Fraser, Karen
Fuchs, Denise
Good, Neil
Gott, John W.
Homann, Anna
Land, Jim
Mangham, John
Mayse, Ann
Morrell, Sidney R.
Schultz, Gordon W.
Wark, Bob
William, Bob
Search Terms Homann Park
Huntamer Park
KGY Radio
KITN Radio
KTOL Radio
Lacey Chamber of Commerce
Lacey City Council
Lacey Civic Plaza
Lacey Fire District #3
Lacey Leader
Lacey Museum
Lacey Police Department
Lacey Rotary Club
Lacey Sunrise Lions Club
Lacey Women's Club
North Thurston Public Schools
Red Bull Restaurant
South Sound Shopping Center
Subjects Political activity
Political elections
Newspaper editors
Newspaper industry
City council members
Civic leaders
Resignation from office