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Interview with Ruth L. Allen

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Identifier:

1986 OH 118

Date:

7/29/1986

Description:

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ruth R. Allen a graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School in the early 1920's. She was an Elementary School Teacher and for many years a Home Demonstration Agent in Fayette County. Mrs. Allen discusses her educational background also her College years.

Rights:

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

Interviewer:

Ellis, William E.

Location:

Lexington, KY

Duration:

:46:56

Time Summary:

00:00 - 01:40 Introduction.
01:40 - 03:50 Ruth R. Allen a graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School in the early 1920's. She was an Elementary School Teacher and for many years a Home Demonstration Agent in Fayette County. Born November 1, 1901.
03:50 - 06:30 Discussed educational background.
06:30 - 10:50 Reminiscences of College days Faculty and friends.
10:50 - 14:40 Commented on room mates and students.
14:30 - 18:00 Discussed husband's health.
18:00 - 23:20 Continued discussing friends at EKU.
23:20 - 26:00 Taught Home Economics also managed Cafeteria in Danville High School.
26:00 - 29:00 Discussed Buildings on Campus.
29:00 - 31:30 Discussed Recreation.
31:30 - 38:00 Discussed changes in Home Economics over the years.
38:00 - 42:00 Mentions roaring 20's.

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