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Interview with Ethel Merritt Lisle

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Identifier:

1986 OH 131

Date:

7/17/1986

Description:

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ethel Merritt Lisle who now in her early nineties is discussing her College years at EKU. Also she talks of the Depression years and how they survived.

Rights:

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

Interviewer:

Ellis, William E.

Location:

Winchester, KY

Duration:

:50:11

Time Summary:

00:00 - 01:20 Introduction.
01:20 - 05:00 Ethel Merritt Lisle was born February 7, 1895 in Winchester, Kentucky.
05:00 - 06:00 Discussed her Father's occupation.
06:00 - 11:30 Discussed her educational background.
11:30 - 15:20 Mrs. Lisle discusses her teachers while at EKU.
15:20 - 20:10 Majored in Home Economics. Talks about baking cakes etc., for special occasions while at EKU.
20:10 - 27:50 Continued discussing her classes also Faculty members she admired.
27:50 - 35:00 Discusses family.
35:00 - 41:00 Discussed teaching first two years after graduating from EKU. Married in 1918.
41:00 - 43:00 Discussed Flu epidemic.
43:00 - 48:00 Discussed Great Depression.
48:00 - 50:00 Continued stories about Depression years.

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