Browse Interviews (3 total)

Nancy Forderhase is a native of South Dakota and Gene Forderhase, a native of Missouri. In this interview the duo discusses their educational backgrounds and careers as history teachers. They discuses arriving at EKU in 1966 to teach. They also recount their reasons for coming to EKU and comment on past EKU presidents.

George M. Chinn, born Jan 15, 1902 in Harrodsburg, Kentucky was a Kentucky historian who retired from the Marine Corp as a colonel in 1962. Coming back to Kentucky, he asked then governor Happy Chandler for help finding a position. Shortly thereafter he took his place in the Kentucky Historical Society. In this interview with Eastern Kentucky Oral…

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…
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