Browse Interviews (2693 total)

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Lydia Martin Garrett, Alumnus of EKU graduating in 1935. Mrs. Garrett is a long time Elementary School Teacher and Secondary School English Teacher.

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Mabel C. Pullen, graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School (1918) and accomplished businesswoman and educator. Mrs. Pullen discusses her education at Eastern and her career as a teacher as well as her dairy business and the effects of the Great Depression on Kentucky agri-business.

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Optometrist, Class of 1935

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Martha G. Royer a life long resident of Louisville, Kentucky, graduating in 1924 from Eastern State Normal School. Mrs. Royer discusses her College and Teaching years.

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Class of 1931

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Mary F. Richards a graduate of Eastern State Normal School in 1917. Mrs. Richards a former faculty member at EKU also Alumni Director talks of her years as a student and teacher.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Mary F. Richards a graduate of Eastern State Normal School in 1917. Mrs. Richards a former faculty member at EKU also Alumni Director talks of her years as a student and teacher.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Mattie T. Roberts, Alumna. Mrs. Robers is a 1933 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School. Mrs. Roberts taught School for 36 years. She reminisces about her college years and the influence Eastern had on her life.

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Myrtle Le Baker Watts, Alumna and a 1921 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School. Mrs. Watts was born December 8, 1896 at Tyrone, Anderson County, Kentucky.

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Class of 1933

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Former President of the Eastern Alumni Association, Class of 1958

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.

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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.

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Salem Moody, Attorney and a 1933 graduate of Eastern State Normal School. Mr. Moody discusses his college years.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Sally Marcum, Alumna of Eastern Kentucky University. Mrs. Marcum grew up in Madison County, also taught fifth grade for twenty-six years.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Talton K. Stone an Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University, graduating in 1928. A long time school superintendent of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ted C. Gilbert, former Administrator in the State Department of Education and Director of the Kentucky Council on Higher Education. Mr. Gilbert is a 1939 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State.

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Thomas C. Little and wife Hazel Calico Little who are Alumni of EKU. They discuss their educational background also their years at EKU.

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Class of 1929

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Class of 1940

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Class of 1924

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Virginia H. Waters, graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School (1916) and long-time teacher at Isaac Shelby Elementary School (Jefferson Co.). Ms. Waters discusses her education at Eastern and changes in the Jefferson County school system. There is als a brief discussion of the Great Depression.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Walter Robert Hill, Alumnus, a 1940 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School. Mr. Hill discusses his years at Eastern and his coaching career in baseball.

The following is an unrehearsed, taped interview with William E. Sexton, a 1957 graduate of Eastern who served as Dean of Applied Arts and Technology and as Vice President of Public Services and Special Programs at Eastern. This interview was conducted in conjunction with the Alumni Project at Eastern Kentucky University.

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Teacher, Class of 1924

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Class of 1936

Attorney

Albert Chandler is a native Kentuckian born in 1898. He received his A.B. at Transylvania and his L.L.B. at the University of Kentucky. Mr. Chandler served as a Kentucky state senator in 1930 and as Lt. Governor from 1931-35. He served as Governor of Kentucky from 1935-39 and 1955-59. Mr. Chandler served as U.S. senator from 1939-45 and…

This oral history discusses the career of A.B. Gibson, the editor and publisher of Clinton County News. Mr. Gibson describes his early career in the business, as well as the responsibility of a county paper.

Mr. A.D. Albright served on the Tennessee Department of Education from 1939-49. From 1950-54 he was a Professor at George Peabody College and Professor of Education at UK from 1954-57. Mr. Albright served as Executive Dean from 1957-61, Provost from 1960-62, and Executive Vice President from 1962-71. From 1971-76 he served as Executive Director of…

In this interview, A. G. Pritchett, a Henderson County native, comments on his family, education, and a Henderson County political career that began with 12 years as Magistrate, and continued with 7 years of judicial service. He discusses the changes in his duties under the Judicial Referendum, the condition of county roads and bridges, and, the…

A. L. Whitt, a Crittenden County native, came to EKU in 1948 as a professor of Biology and remained such until his retirement in 1982. In this interview he recalls the early years he spent at EKU and the changes that took place during his thirty-four year tenure. This is the first of two interviews with Whitt.
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