Interview with Albert McCarthy

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  • Identifier: 1987 OH 079
  • Date: 6/19/1987
  • Interviewer: Ellis, William E.
  • Interviewee: McCarthy, Albert
  • Location: Eminence, KY
  • Duration: :24:58
  • Time Summary: 00:00 - 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.
  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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Citation

“Interview with Albert McCarthy,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed April 1, 2020, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/100.