Interview with J.C. Powell

  • Identifier1985 OH 111
  • Date5/3/1985
  • InterviewerBerge, William H.
  • IntervieweePowell, J.C.
  • DescriptionDr. J.C. Powell retired as president of EKU in 1984. In this interview Dr. Powell recalls the buildings that were built and the condition of the existing buildings in the early 1960s. He also describes the needs of the campus, such as new dorms, classroom buildings, and lab school. Interestingly, he also comments on "graves" that were found when the new track was built; they are still located in the infield of the track.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration1:02:56
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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