Browse Interviews (11 total)

Dr. George Hamilton Tapp was a well-known Kentucky historian who spent most of his career teaching and writing. Dr. Tapp started his career teaching at various schools and institutions such as Pike County High School, Eastern Kentucky University (1923-1928), Louisville Male High School (1934-1944), and the University of Kentucky (1948-1971). While…

F. M. Burke is a Pike County, KY native. He attended Eastern State Teachers College and Normal School. In this interview, Burke, gives detailed information about his family history, growing up on a farm and his father's timber business. After being rejected for not meeting the requirements for admission to Eastern, he boarded a train and headed to…

George Fugate is a Letcher County, KY native. In this interview he describes growing up on a farm and being raised by his grandparents. Coal rights were given to John C. C. Mayo of the family farm, because Fugate states Mayo bribed his grandmother in doing so. When Fugate finished eighth grade he attended Eastern Normal School. This was the first…

This interview with Robert Hungarland is part one of three part series. Part one is omitting his World War II service so as to be included in parts two and part three. Hungarland, a Arkansas native, obtained his MBA degree and decided to enter college teaching. He joined EKU's faculty in 1964 and retired in 1984. This interview covers his early…

This interview with Arthur Lloyd is part three of seven recordings. Lloyd continues discussing Vanderbilt University, his relationship with Frank Owsley, and his experiences while residing in the President's house. These two experiences for him were valuable and beneficial. Lloyd also shares his views on slavery, the Ku Klux Klan, and Nashville…

This interview with Arthur Lloyd, is part one of seven recordings. Lloyd discusses growing up in Western Kentucky, his parents teaching careers, and the advantages his education provided in the interview.

In this interview Dr. Edwards explained the formation of Central University and the Civil War controversy between the Presbyterian church of the North and South. Dr. Edwards also comments on the merger of Central University and Centre College. In addition, he discusses EKU's first president, Dr. Nevel Roark and the second president Dr. John G.…

Author and retired chairman speaks of rocks found in the Kentucky River.
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