Gertude Hood was born in 1904 in Portsmouth, Ohio. Hood began her career in Physical Education in North Dakota in 1927, and came to EKU the following year. In the following interview Hood recalls her years at EKU and the problems she faced as the first female hired into the Physical Education Department. The interview provides incredible depth and analysis of women's sports in Kentucky and at the national levels. Hood's career and experiences at EKU develop a truly unique perspective on women's sports history.