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Interview with Casey & Thelma Morton

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Identifier:

1977 OH 037

Date:

10/1/1977

Description:

Mr. Casey and Mrs. Thelma Morton attended EKU during the 1930's. They recollect about their years at Eastern and their friendship with Dr. Robert R. Martin during those Depression years.

Rights:

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

Interviewer:

Ellis, William E.

Location:

Richmond, KY

Duration:

1:32:35

Time Summary:

0-5 Introduction
28-56 Introductions of Casey and Thelma Morton; dates of attendance at Eastern and reasons for their attendance
56-108 Initial impressions of Eastern and Richmond
108-155 Recollections of the effects of the Depression
155-184 Recollections of campus life in the 1930's.
185-204 Recollections of Eastern's physical plant and campus
204-272 Jobs for students on campus and in Richmond; types of examinations given by Eastern's faculty; faculty members remembered by the Mortons
272-495 Recollections of campus life; frequency that students went home; other faculty members remembered by the Mortons
522-819 Recollections of Dr. Donovan; requirement to attend chapel and commencement programs; other faculty members recalled by the Mortons; quality of the academic programs and instruction at Eastern; behavior of Eastern students was very good; popularity of sporting events on the campus; campus activities and clubs; scarcity of newspapers, radios, magazines on campus
End of side one
0-21 Repeat of the end of side one
21-134 Social activities on the campus and in Richmond; trip to Frankfort concerning equalization bill; trip to juvenile reformatory
134-151 Other courses and teachers enjoyed by the Mortons
151-172 Recollections of Bob Martin
172-235 Recollections of other students
257-335 Geographical area from which Eastern attracted students; other students remembered by the Mortons
335-371 Impressions of Eastern today; comparison with the institution when they attended in the 1930's
371-399 Concluding Comments
End of interview

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