Interview with Ruth L. Allen

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  • Identifier1986 OH 118
  • Date7/29/1986
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeAllen, Ruth L.
  • DescriptionThis is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ruth R. Allen a graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School in the early 1920's. She was an Elementary School Teacher and for many years a Home Demonstration Agent in Fayette County. Mrs. Allen discusses her educational background also her College years.
  • LocationLexington, KY
  • Duration:46:56
  • Time Summary00:00 - 01:40 Introduction.
    01:40 - 03:50 Ruth R. Allen a graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School in the early 1920's. She was an Elementary School Teacher and for many years a Home Demonstration Agent in Fayette County. Born November 1, 1901.
    03:50 - 06:30 Discussed educational background.
    06:30 - 10:50 Reminiscences of College days Faculty and friends.
    10:50 - 14:40 Commented on room mates and students.
    14:30 - 18:00 Discussed husband's health.
    18:00 - 23:20 Continued discussing friends at EKU.
    23:20 - 26:00 Taught Home Economics also managed Cafeteria in Danville High School.
    26:00 - 29:00 Discussed Buildings on Campus.
    29:00 - 31:30 Discussed Recreation.
    31:30 - 38:00 Discussed changes in Home Economics over the years.
    38:00 - 42:00 Mentions roaring 20's.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

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“Interview with Ruth L. Allen,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 17, 2024, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/60.