Interview with Gertrude Hood

  • Identifier: 1977 OH 030
  • Date: 4/11/1973
  • Interviewer: Stanaland, Peggy
  • Interviewee: Hood, Gertrude
  • Description: In this interview, Miss. Hood discusses the conditions of the physical education program and facilities of EKU when she arrived in 1930s. She explains the impacts that the Great Depression, and WWII had on social and campus life. She also comments on how the construction of the Weaver Health Building was important to the growth of Health and Recreation departments at EKU.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 1:58:23
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Gertrude Hood,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 20, 2022,