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Jane Hocker, a Garrard County, KY native, moved to Stanford KY in 1925. In this interview, Hocker, discusses her childhood in Garrard County, her married life and her career as an educator. She discusses the future of the county and the problem…

Alfred S. Portwood attended UK and played football, before he came to coach at EKU. In this interview, he comments on various sports cultures, including football, basketball, baseball, and tennis, and the players he coached. He also discusses his EKU…

Rodney and Viola Gross both discussed their educational backgrounds in this interview. Mrs. Gross was from Danville KY and Mr. Gross was from Dayton OH. He recalled the role as Regent and being a Regent at EKU.

In this interview, Mary Baldwin, a Richmond Kentucky native, describes being a teacher in Kentucky and Ohio. Baldwin recalls the different places she had lived and the various subjects she taught. She also discusses her fellow EKU teachers, students,…

In this interview, W. Bruce Ayers, editor of the Tri-City News, discusses the routine of operating a newspaper and his interests in being a newsman. He is a professor at Southeast Community College.

Ms. Bernice Thomas, a lifelong resident of Lexington, KY received her early education at Booker T. Washington Elementary School and graduated from Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in 1962. She recalls pleasant memories about her time spent at Dunbar…

Jane Hocker is a Garrard County, KY native, who moved to Stanford KY in 1925. She is a retired teacher, teaching for twenty-five years. In this interview, Hocker, discusses her childhood in Garrard County and her married life in Stanford. She…

Thelma Martin is a Stanton, KY native and a retired teacher. In this interview, she discusses where she was raised, and her teaching experiences. She describes the trains and how she relied on it for transportation.