Interview with Mary John & Kelly Thurman

  • Identifier1987 OH 069
  • Date4/23/1987
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeThurman, Mary John & Kelly
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Kelly and Mary John Thurman both discuss the Great Depression, the WPA and other Government Programs. They came to EKU in 1966 where Mr. Thurman taught and Mrs. Thurman worked at the library. They felt students had changed over the years. They discussed personnel had PhD hiring issues in the 1960s and the government was making it possible for students to attend college.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


“Interview with Mary John & Kelly Thurman,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 25, 2024,