Interview with Fannie Hendren

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Dublin Core

Identifier

1986 OH 117

Date

7/13/1986

Description

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Fannie Noe Hendren Alumnus of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School graduating in 1916. Mrs. Hendren is a life long resident of Madison County. She reminiscences about Eastern and the Great Depression, also growing up in Madison County and education.

Rights

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Title

Interview with Fannie Hendren

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Hendren, Fannie

Location

Kirksville, KY

Duration

1:00:39

Time Summary

00:00 - 01:30 Introduction.
01:10 - 03:00 Fannie Noe Hendren was born May 4, 1895 in Garrard County near Paint Lick, Kentucky. Had three brothers and eight sisters.
03:00 - 05:40 Discussed educational background.
05:40 - 16:00 Reminiscences about Eastern.
16:00 - 20:00 Mentions teachers.
20:00 - 25:00 Discussed painting.
25:00 - 28:00 Continued remembering teachers.
28:00 - 31:00 Remembers activities - downtown movies, etc.
31:00 - 36:00 Discussed buildings on Campus also told stories of humor.
36:00 - 39:00 Talked about trip to Canada, Europe, Germany, etc.
39:00 - 43:20 Discussed Depression years.
43:20 - 45:00 Talked about first Railroads passing through Paint Lick.
45:00 - 49:00 Discussed grinding corn for bread, also told of driving turkeys to town for sale.
49:00 - 52:10 Continued discussing Depression. Mentions CCC & WPA.
52:10 - 56:00 Discussed population of Kirksville.
56:00 - 61:00 Remembers teaching first School for one year.
61:00 - 68:00 Discussed doing paintings and their history.

Restrictions

none

Collection

Citation

“Interview with Fannie Hendren,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/59.

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