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  • Tags: President J.C. Powell

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Jack Adams is a native of Laurel County and an EKU alumni. In this interview Adams discusses going to EKU on a basketball scholarship and his corresponding basketball career. He recalls professors and coaches who influenced his education career. Upon…

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Charles Gibson is a native of Kentucky and a US Navy veteran. In this interview he discusses attending EKU, his instructors, Ralph Whalen and Homer Davis. He also reflects on the changes to the campus, from new buildings to new programs. He also…

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Roy Kidd is a native of Corbin, KY. In this interview, Coach Kidd discusses his reasons for coming to EKU and his first impressions. He was the quarterback for the EKU football team and on the EKU baseball team. Before becoming the EKU head coach, he…

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Alfred Patrick is a native of Amonate, Virginia. He attended a small Baptist College, Virginia Tech, and the University of Tennessee and co-authored a textbook about a shorthand system. In this interview he discusses the circumstances of coming to…

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Richard Vance is a native of Decatur, Illinois. He attended North Texas State College and the University of North Carolina. He taught in the Social Work Department at University of Tennessee before coming to EKU to teach in Political Science…

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Kenneth Hansson was born in 1929 in Chicago, Illinois but grew up in Sweden before returning to the US in 1952. In this interview he discusses his reasons for coming to EKU to teach electronics courses. He describes the changes over the years and the…

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Donald Hendrickson won a scholarship to a college of his choice in a contest called Star Contest. In this interview he describes attending Grand Rapids Junior College, being in the Air Force during WWII, and attending the University of Illinois. He…

This is part five of a five part series with George W. Robinson. In this interview, Robinson continues his discussion over history department changes. He discusses the tension between Central University College and the College of Arts and Sciences.…

Clyde Lewis was a EKU faculty, a World War II veteran, and an EKU Alum. In this interview, Lewis recalls his early education and Great Depression memories. He also shares his memories of campus life and the instructors he had while attending EKU.

Henry Martin served as Dean of Students at Eastern Kentucky University under President Martin. In this interview, Martin reflects on his education at Berea College, his military service in the Navy, and his role as the EKU dormitory director.

Dean and Grace Gatwood married in 1940 and came to EKU in 1947. Mrs. Gatwood worked as a secretary and an Administrator in Central University College, before becoming an art professor at EKU. In this interview, Mr. Gatwood comments on some designs he…

In this interview, Mrs. Carrie Potts Ault, widow of W.A. Ault the Superintendent of Maintenance at EKU from 1922-1957, recalls her years at EKU, the city of Richmond and what is was like to raise children on EKU's campus.

In this interview, Dr. R. R. Richards, a Russell County, Kentucky native, comments on various EKU presidents. He also discusses the conditions and salaries at EKU and his relationship with Eastern since his retirement . In addition, there is a…

Mrs. Nancy Miller, a Tennessee native, came to EKU in 1930 to teach in the English Department. She would later work in the library, where she created the Learning Resource Center. Miller recalls her relationships with co-workers, students, and…

Dr. Taylor taught Chemistry at EKU and served as a Faculty Regent. He was very involved in the process of selecting a new president upon President Martin's retirement announcement.
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