Interview with Alfred S. Portwood

  • Identifier1987 OH 055
  • Date2/26/1987
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweePortwood, Alfred S.
  • DescriptionAlfred S. Portwood attended UK and played football, before he came to coach at EKU. In this interview, he comments on various sports cultures, including football, basketball, baseball, and tennis, and the players he coached. He also discusses his EKU teaching career and how he worked for the Revenue Department under Governor Chandler.
  • LocationVersailles, KY
  • Duration53:51:20
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


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