Minnie May, an EKU graduate, was an elementary school teacher at Buckeye Schools. In this interview she discusses the school, its curriculum, and the impacts that the Great Depression had on the community. She also discusses the changing role of teachers, 1950s special needs students and the population decline that resulted in the evnetual closing…
Sadie Moore shares the impact of the Great Depression in this interview. She was a student at Buckeye school who would later graduate from college and became a teacher. She comments on how there were no boys in her graduating class, and she details the ad
In this interview Ernest Ray, a 1963 EKU graduate, comments on his years as a teacher and 4-H leader at Buckeye school. He details the advantages of teaching at Buckeye and its eventual decline in the enrollment.
Betty Sue Davis was a student at Buckeye school and returned to be a teacher there as well. There are advantages and disadvantages of small schools and split grades that Davis discussed. She feels that small schools should close in KY. She expressed what should happen to Buckeye.
Elizabeth Adams graduated from EKU and became a teacher. In this interview she shares memories of the Buckeye Community and the impacts that the Great Depression had on the community. She also contrasts male teachers, the duties of teachers, and she comments on changes in the Buckeye community through time.
In this interview Mr. Davis, an EKU alumni, discusses his career with Whirlpool and his memories of being a student at Buckeye school. Other topics of discussion include his split grades, scholastic clubs, Buckeye Sports, and the politically motivated closure of the school.