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Ron Marionneaux was born in Monroe, Louisiana. After attending Louisiana Tech, Dr. Marionneaux joined the Army. He returned to college at Northeast Louisiana State College and completed his PhD at Indiana University in 1970. In this interview, he…

William Sexton was born in Carlisle, Kentucky, and attended the University of Kentucky for one semester before transferring to EKU. During his time at Eastern, Sexton moved from student to faculty, to department chair to dean, and then up to two…

Montgomery County native Jeanette Crockett majored in Home Economics at EKU. In her interview, Crockett describes the program, her resident hall employment, and the available entertainment options. She graduated in 1963 with many accolades and took a…

Homer Ledford was born in Ivyton, Tennessee, where he attended a one room school before graduating from Livingston Academy. He attended Berea College and transferred to EKU after two years. Mr. Ledford comments on Industrial Arts instructors, living…

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Richard Futrell was born in Louisiana and through years of working, attending college in a few universities, and time as a National Guardsman, he graduated in 1968 with a degree in psychology from the University of Houston. Then, he studied sociology…

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Dr. Anne Brooks was born in Roxbury, North Carolina. Dr. Brooks discusses her first teaching job in Florida. After two years, she became a Methodist missionary to Japan, where she taught English. She discusses her experiences in Japan, being an…

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Doug Oliver is from Clark County. Initially having been offered basketball scholarships to other universities, his father refused to let him play thinking it was more important to excel academically. He discusses how EKU helped him in his career,…

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Ron Wolfe was born in Falmouth, KY in Pendleton County. Wolfe shares his first impressions of EKU and dorm life, "Loco Parentis" and past professors. He remembers his favorite and toughest professors, and other students, as well as the campus dog…

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Martha Foster grew up in Danville before attending EKU. She chose EKU because it was a teacher's college and affordable. In this interview she discusses her elementary education major and how it did not prepare her for the classroom. She recounts…

In this interview, Hugh Adams, Jr., Superintendent of Jessamine County Schools, discusses the problems of his position and also the things that he enjoys about being a Superintendent.

In this interview, Denver Partin, Former Superintendent of Whitley County Schools, discusses his education, prior educational positions, his reasons for being Superintendent, School Boards, school enrollment, and other issues concerning the system.

In this interview, John Brock, Superintendent of Rowan County Schools, discusses his background and education, his decision to go into administration, and prior positions held. He also comments on problems he faces as superintendent as well as…

In this interview, Clarence Bates, Superintendent of Wayne County Schools, discusses his background and education, prior positions held,and his lifetime of education. He also comments on school boards, problems he has faced, and how he spends the…

In this interview, Charles Parson, Superintendent of Rockcastle County schools, discusses his family and background, his education at different institutions, and his prior educational positions held. He also comments on his time at EKU, school…

In this interview, Roy Camic, Superintendent of Boyle County Schools, discusses his personal and educational background, his military service, and positions held prior to becoming Superintendent. He also comments on his reasons for wanting to become…

In this interview, Nora Hall, Retired Librarian of London City School, discusses her personal background and education, her positions held throughout her time in the school system, and the reasons for her and her husband moving to London. She also…

In this interview, Russel Roberts, School Superintendent for Madison County Schools, discusses his personal background, education, and his prior teaching and coaching experiences. He also comments on School Boards, problems in the school system, and…

In this interview, John & Mary Dunbar, discuss their early life and education, their teaching experiences throughout the years, and problems in the schools. They also comment on their educational philosophy, their hobbies, and problems of Adair…

In this interview, Robert Polston, School Superintendent of Clinton County, relfects on his 25 years in this position and offers his opinions on the progress of Clinton County.

In this interview, Waymond Huddleston, Administrator for the Cumberland County Hospital, discusses his family and personal background, education, major issues during his tenure as Superintendent, problems of the school system, and the Cumberland…

In this interview, Willie Watkins, Retired Superintendent of Casey County Schools, discusses his teaching and administrative career, the trends he witnessed, the various relationships he built throughout his tenure.

EKU Alumni and agriculture consultant discuss the Kentucky River and how it impacted their lives in the Booneville-Beattyville area.

Dr. Howard taught in the public school system prior to receiving her Masters and PhD degree from the University of Kentucky. She taught math and physics and later came to EKU's Math Department, where she taught until her retirement. In this…

In this interview, Louise Hatmaker, editor and publisher of the Jackson Times and the Beattyville Enterprise, comments on her activities as an editor and as a publisher.

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Callie Chaney is a Estill County, KY native and a retired L&N railroad worker. In this interview, Chaney, discusses being a cook for the railroad and living on "camp cars". She describes always being on the move and deciding to leave the railroad so…

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Audio Quality Degrades After Minute 27:00--Linnie Martin is a retired teacher and Powell County, KY native. In this interview, Martin, discusses her father's occupation with the railroad and how her father was killed in a railroad accident. She…

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.

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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,…

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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.
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