Interview with Albert McCarthy

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  • Identifier1987 OH 079
  • Date6/19/1987
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeMcCarthy, Albert
  • DescriptionThe 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.
  • LocationEminence, KY
  • Duration:24:58
  • Time Summary00:00 - 01:00 Introduction.
    01:00 - 02:00 Albert L. McCarthy, Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. Born October 21, 1912 in Shelby County.
    02:00 - 03:00 Discussed educational background.
    03:00 - 05:00 Discussed jobs before college.
    05:00 - 07:00 Discussed living in Richmond while attending Eastern.
    07:00 - 09:00 Joined National Guard and worked weekends at A&P to supplement his income while in college. Worked on family farm during summers.
    09:00 - 10:00 Discussed joining ROTC while attending college.
    10:00 - 14:00 Discussed professors at Eastern.
    14:00 - 16:00 Discussed time spent in Service.
    16:00 - 17:00 Talked about other students he attended Eastern with.
    17:00 - 20:00 Discussed teaching when leaving the Service.
    20:00 - 21:00 Retired in 1976.
    21:00 - 23:00 Discussed Depression in 1930's.
    23:00 - 26:00 Discussed entertainment while at Eastern.
    26:00 - 27:00 Discussed remodeling his home.
    27:00 - 31:00 Discussed teaching at Shelby County.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


Citation

“Interview with Albert McCarthy,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed February 9, 2023, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/100.