Interview with Charles F. Farris

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Identifier

1986 OH 128

Date

8/25/1986

Description

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Charles F. Farris, alumni of Eastern Kentucky University, a 1938 Graduate. Mr. Farris discusses his education and fellow Alumni.

Rights

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

Title

Interview with Charles F. Farris

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Farris,

Location

Lexington, KY

Duration

1:03:47

Time Summary

00:00 - 01:20 Introduction.
01:20 - 04:00 Charles L. Farris was a 1938 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Born May 28, 1916.
04:00 - 08:00 Comments about being son of L & N Railroader and his growing up years.
08:00 - 10:50 Discusses entering EKU. Played Guard on Football team.
10:50 - 20:00 Discussed moving to Hanger Stadium and his fellow Alumni.
20:00 - 22:40 Continued discussing his Alumni friends.
22:40 - 27:30 Discussed his first job after graduating in 1938. also his time spent in Service.
27:30 - 29:20 Retired from Air Force as Lt. Col. in 1965.
29:20 - 31:30 Discussed his travels to foreign countries while in Service.
31:30 - 36:20 Discussed his job as Weather Forecaster while in Service.
36:20 - 43:00 Discussed Faculty EKU.
43:00 - 47:10 Continued discussing Faculty and fellow Alumni of EKU.
47:10 - 50:00 Talks of his wife Ellen Williams Farris, married June 1943.
50:00 - 60:00 Discusses spending each winter in Florida.
60:00 - 63:00 Mentions several Alumni in Florida would be interesting to interview.

Restrictions

none

Collection

Citation

“Interview with Charles F. Farris,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/68.

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