Interview with Charles "Turkey" Hughes

  • Identifier1978 OH 011
  • Date2/23/1978
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeHughes, Charles "Turkey"
  • DescriptionCHarles "Turkey" Hughes, a Kentucky native, was a prominent coach and teacher in the EKU Physical Education department during the 1930s and 1940s. In this interview, Hughes discusses athletes at both UK and EKU. Hughes also discusses how the Great Depression and WWII affected EKU students.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with Charles "Turkey" Hughes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed April 18, 2024,