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Interview with Ruth R. Lane

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Identifier:

1986 OH 133

Date:

7/29/1986

Description:

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ruth R. Lane, alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. Miss Lane graduated in the early 1920's. She reviews her College and Teaching 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:

:35:10

Time Summary:

00:00 - 02:40 Introduction.
02:40 - 03:50 Miss Ruth R. Lane born April 28, 1899 in Garrard County, a graduate of EKU State Normal School in early 1920's. She was a Grade School Teacher for 50 years in Garrard County also Covington.
03:50 - 05:10 Discussed educational background and Flu epidemic.
05:10 - 08:40 Began teaching in 1918 in Country School. Retired in 1965.
08:40 - 12:20 Discussed teachers and friends at EKU.
12:20 - 15:00 Comments on classes while in College.
15:00 - 17:20 Discussed Teachers salaries.
17:20 - 18:40 Talks of attending Operas.
18:40 - 22:00 Continues discussion of teaching career and living in Covington.
22:00 - 24:00 Discusses flood and Flu epidemic.
24:00 - 30:00 Discusses Depression.
30:00 - 32:10 Discussed the changes in education over the past 40 years.
32:10 - 36:40 Discussed discipline problems during teaching years.

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