Interview with Grace Champion

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  • Identifier1987 OH 090
  • Date5/22/1987
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeChampion, Grace
  • DescriptionThe following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Grace Champion, who for many years was a teacher in Louisville and Jefferson County. She also is an Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project for Eastern Kentucky University.
  • LocationLouisville, KY
  • Duration1:03:58
  • Time Summary00:00 - 01:00 Introduction.
    01:00 - 02:00 Grace Champion born March 10, 1913, Anderson County, Kentucky.
    02:00 - 04:00 Discussed educational background.
    04:00 - 10:00 Started college 1930.
    10:00 - 14:00 Continued discussing college days and friends.
    14:00 - 20:00 Reminiscences of going to EKU.
    20:00 - 22:00 Talks about her students over the years.
    22:00 - 29:00 Discusses teachers at EKU.
    29:00 - 31:00 Discussed working for Mrs. Case.
    31:00 - 34:00 Discussed working in cafeteria while at EKU.
    34:00 - 36:00 Mentions Dr. Keith.
    36:00- 38:00 Discussed 1937 flood.
    38:00 - 40:00 Discussed Pearl Harbor.
    40:00 - 45:00 Talked about schools she attended.
    45:00 - 50:00 Continued discussing years in school.
    50:00 - 55:00 Discussed faculty at EKU.
    55:00 - 60:00 Mrs. Champion was supervisor for approximately thirty-five years.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

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“Interview with Grace Champion,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed February 9, 2023, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/101.