Interview with Ronald Connelley

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  • Identifier1986 OH 121
  • Date8/7/1986
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeConnelley,
  • DescriptionThis is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ronald Connelley, Alumni of Eastern Kentucky University graduating in the early 1930's. Mr. Connelley discusses his days spent at EKU.
  • LocationFrankfort, KY
  • Duration:37:18
  • Time Summary00:00 - 01:20 Introduction
    01:20 - 02:10 Ronald Connelley an Alumni of Eastern Kentucky University graduating in the early 1930's. Mr. Connelley was born February 14, 1906, Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky.
    02:10 - 04:10 Discussed educational background.
    04:10 - 06:40 Discussed growing up years and working in Mercantile business with Father.
    06:40 - 11:00 Continued with stories of educational background also playing basketball.
    11:00 - 14:00 Comments on first teaching job.
    14:00 - 16:00 Discussed first impression of EKU.
    16:00 - 20:00 Discusses Faculty.
    20:00 - 22:00 Comments on pitching baseball on weekends to help support his education.
    22:00 - 23:00 Reminiscences about mates.
    23:00 - 27:00 Talks about his entering service as an enlisted man.
    27:00 - 31:00 Discusses his teaching career.
    31:00 - 40:00 Continued discussion of teaching.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


Citation

“Interview with Ronald Connelley,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed February 9, 2023, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/63.