Interview with Ivol Parker

  • Identifier1986 OH 030
  • Date2/17/1986
  • InterviewerGraybar, Ruth Flint
  • IntervieweeParker, Ivol
  • DescriptionIvol Parker is a native of Kentucky. A graduate of Berea College, Columbia University, and the University of Louisville where she received her PhD. Parker taught at EKU in the English Department from 1977 until her retirement in 1984. This interview covers her early life and education, including graduate studies at Yale Dvinity School and working in the DuPont rubber plant in Louisville during World War II.
  • LocationBerea, KY
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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