Interview with Nellie Earle

  • Identifier: 1981 OH 108
  • Date: 1/15/1981
  • Interviewer: Robinson, Norma
  • Interviewee: Ballou, Nellie Earl
  • Description: Nellie Earle Ballou is the widow of Fred Ballou, EKU's former bookstore manager. She reflects on campus life, her employment with the university, and past EKU presidents. She also recalls her family life and retirement.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 1:01:21
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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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