Interview with Fannie Hendren

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  • Identifier: 1986 OH 117
  • Date: 7/13/1986
  • 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.
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Citation

“Interview with Fannie Hendren,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed April 1, 2020, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/59.