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Interview with Albert McCarthy

Identifier:

1987 OH 079

Date:

6/19/1987

Description:

The following is an unrehearsed interview with Albert L. McCarthy, a 1940 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was conducted in conjunction with the Alumni Project at Eastern Kentucky University.

Rights:

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Interviewer:

Ellis, William E.

Location:

Eminence, KY

Duration:

:24:58

Time Summary:

00:00 - 01:00 Introduction.
01:00 - 02:00 Albert L. McCarthy, Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. Born October 21, 1912 in Shelby County.
02:00 - 03:00 Discussed educational background.
03:00 - 05:00 Discussed jobs before college.
05:00 - 07:00 Discussed living in Richmond while attending Eastern.
07:00 - 09:00 Joined National Guard and worked weekends at A&P to supplement his income while in college. Worked on family farm during summers.
09:00 - 10:00 Discussed joining ROTC while attending college.
10:00 - 14:00 Discussed professors at Eastern.
14:00 - 16:00 Discussed time spent in Service.
16:00 - 17:00 Talked about other students he attended Eastern with.
17:00 - 20:00 Discussed teaching when leaving the Service.
20:00 - 21:00 Retired in 1976.
21:00 - 23:00 Discussed Depression in 1930's.
23:00 - 26:00 Discussed entertainment while at Eastern.
26:00 - 27:00 Discussed remodeling his home.
27:00 - 31:00 Discussed teaching at Shelby County.

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