Browse Interviews (872 total)

Marilee Gabbard is president of EKU Women 1980-1981. A native of Missouri, she is a librarian at EKU, married to Hugh Gabbard and the mother of one son. She talks about EKU Women and the organization's role on campus. She also talks about "women's" groups, the feminist movement and the working woman.

Mrs. Verda Hatch was the co-founder of Faculty Wives in 1955. She is the wife of Alden O. Hatch, former ROTC commander and staff member of EKU. Mrs Hatch has four children and is a retired music teacher. She talks about the beginning of Faculty Wives and the activities of the organization, including President William F. O'Donnell's reaction to theā€¦

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Allie May Harrod, Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. She started teaching in 1920. Mrs. Harrod discusses her College and Teaching years.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Fannie Noe Hendren Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School graduating in 1916. Mrs. Hendren is a life long resident of Madison County. She reminiscences about Eastern and the Great Depression, also growing up in Madison County and education.

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 Amelia Fox Vanover, graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School (1922) and an employee of the Louisville School System from 1941 to 1971. Mrs. Vanover discusses her memories of the college and fellow alumni as well as her teaching career.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Jane Hendron Hodges, an Eastern Alumni (1937) and prominent music instructor in the Fayette Co. School System. Mrs. Hodges discusses fellow alumni and her experiences as a teacher.

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ronald Connelley, Alumni of Eastern Kentucky University graduating in the early 1930's. Mr. Connelley discusses his days spent at EKU.

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 Mrs. Dove Barnett Combs, Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. Mrs. Combs gives her educational background, teaching career and memories of her College days.

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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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.

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.

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.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Emma Young Case, a 1926 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Teacher's College and the Dean of Women there from 1932-1962. Mrs. Case discusses changes during her career and her impressions of former Eastern presidents.

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 Talton K. Stone an Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University, graduating in 1928. A long time school superintendent of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

Superintendent in Knott County, Kentucky, Class of 1928

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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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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 Robert M. Carpenter, Alumnus of Eastern State Normal School. Mr. Carpenter taught School for thirty-five years in the Madison County School System. He remembers his years at Eastern with great pride.

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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 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 Anna Bales Congleton, Alumna and a 1935 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School. Mrs. Congleton reminisces about her college years and said she feels Eastern had a positive influence on her life.

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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 Jean Stoker True, Alumna of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School. Mrs. True discusses her years at Eastern and the important influences of the University on her life.

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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 Katie Carpenter, Alumna of Eastern Kentucky University. Born April 17, 1893. She is a 1928 graduate with a B.A. degree, also taught at the one-room Country Demonstration School for several years.

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This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Emilie Wiggins, Alumna, a 1938 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and a native of Richmond, Kentucky. Mrs. Wiggins has worked many years in the National Library of Medicine and is now retired after thirty years.

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.

The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Alice Ford Mackie, Alumna of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.

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The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Clarence Maggard, Alumnus, a 1934 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Maggard was born 1909 at Cooncreek, Leslie County, Kentucky. He taught school also farming and dealing with coal for thirty-nine years. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.

The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Sudie Warren Reynolds, alumnus of Eastern in 1920's. Mrs Reynolds is 87 years old. Her sister Eula Mae Mahoney is also on this tape. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.

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The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Charley E. Gillispie, graduate of Eastern Kentucky University in the mid 70's. Mr. Gillispie was born July 16, 1947, Richmond, Kentucky. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project at Eastern Kentucky University.

The following is an unrehearsed interview with Albert L. McCarthy, a 1940 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was conducted in conjunction with the Alumni Project at Eastern Kentucky University.

The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Grace Champion, who for many years was a teacher in Louisville and Jefferson County. She also is an Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project for Eastern Kentucky University.

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The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Hiram Brock, Jr., a 1939 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Hiram Brock, Sr., was a Trustee of Eastern also Hiram Brock Auditorium was named for him. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project at Eastern Kentucky University.

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Class of 1930

Class of 1936

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 1955

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Class of 1931

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