Interview with Ira Bell

  • Identifier1979 OH 100
  • Date2/9/1979
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweeBell,
  • DescriptionIn this interivew, Ira Bell, a 1928 EKU alumni, comments on his 38 year tenure as superintendent in Wayne County and the consolidation of Wayne county high schools. He also discusses his time at EKU, school board elections, changes in the student demographics, and his run for judge in 1969.
  • LocationMonticello, KY
  • Duration1:39:02
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceProject Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


“Interview with Ira Bell,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 18, 2024,