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Interview with Fannie Hendren

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Identifier:

1986 OH 117

Date:

7/13/1986

Description:

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Fannie Noe Hendren Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School graduating in 1916. Mrs. Hendren is a life long resident of Madison County. She reminiscences about Eastern and the Great Depression, also growing up in Madison County and education.

Rights:

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

Interviewer:

Ellis, William E.

Location:

Kirksville, KY

Duration:

1:00:39

Time Summary:

00:00 - 01:30 Introduction.
01:10 - 03:00 Fannie Noe Hendren was born May 4, 1895 in Garrard County near Paint Lick, Kentucky. Had three brothers and eight sisters.
03:00 - 05:40 Discussed educational background.
05:40 - 16:00 Reminiscences about Eastern.
16:00 - 20:00 Mentions teachers.
20:00 - 25:00 Discussed painting.
25:00 - 28:00 Continued remembering teachers.
28:00 - 31:00 Remembers activities - downtown movies, etc.
31:00 - 36:00 Discussed buildings on Campus also told stories of humor.
36:00 - 39:00 Talked about trip to Canada, Europe, Germany, etc.
39:00 - 43:20 Discussed Depression years.
43:20 - 45:00 Talked about first Railroads passing through Paint Lick.
45:00 - 49:00 Discussed grinding corn for bread, also told of driving turkeys to town for sale.
49:00 - 52:10 Continued discussing Depression. Mentions CCC & WPA.
52:10 - 56:00 Discussed population of Kirksville.
56:00 - 61:00 Remembers teaching first School for one year.
61:00 - 68:00 Discussed doing paintings and their history.

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