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Interview with Grace Champion

Identifier:

1987 OH 090

Date:

5/22/1987

Description:

The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Grace Champion, who for many years was a teacher in Louisville and Jefferson County. She also is an Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project for 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:

Louisville, KY

Duration:

1:03:58

Time Summary:

00:00 - 01:00 Introduction.
01:00 - 02:00 Grace Champion born March 10, 1913, Anderson County, Kentucky.
02:00 - 04:00 Discussed educational background.
04:00 - 10:00 Started college 1930.
10:00 - 14:00 Continued discussing college days and friends.
14:00 - 20:00 Reminiscences of going to EKU.
20:00 - 22:00 Talks about her students over the years.
22:00 - 29:00 Discusses teachers at EKU.
29:00 - 31:00 Discussed working for Mrs. Case.
31:00 - 34:00 Discussed working in cafeteria while at EKU.
34:00 - 36:00 Mentions Dr. Keith.
36:00- 38:00 Discussed 1937 flood.
38:00 - 40:00 Discussed Pearl Harbor.
40:00 - 45:00 Talked about schools she attended.
45:00 - 50:00 Continued discussing years in school.
50:00 - 55:00 Discussed faculty at EKU.
55:00 - 60:00 Mrs. Champion was supervisor for approximately thirty-five years.

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