Interview with Ruth R. Lane

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  • Identifier: 1986 OH 133
  • Date: 7/29/1986
  • Interviewer: Ellis, William E.
  • Interviewee: Lane, Ruth R.
  • Location: Lexington, KY
  • Duration: :35:10
  • Time Summary: 00:00 - 02:40 Introduction.
    02:40 - 03:50 Miss Ruth R. Lane born April 28, 1899 in Garrard County, a graduate of EKU State Normal School in early 1920's. She was a Grade School Teacher for 50 years in Garrard County also Covington.
    03:50 - 05:10 Discussed educational background and Flu epidemic.
    05:10 - 08:40 Began teaching in 1918 in Country School. Retired in 1965.
    08:40 - 12:20 Discussed teachers and friends at EKU.
    12:20 - 15:00 Comments on classes while in College.
    15:00 - 17:20 Discussed Teachers salaries.
    17:20 - 18:40 Talks of attending Operas.
    18:40 - 22:00 Continues discussion of teaching career and living in Covington.
    22:00 - 24:00 Discusses flood and Flu epidemic.
    24:00 - 30:00 Discusses Depression.
    30:00 - 32:10 Discussed the changes in education over the past 40 years.
    32:10 - 36:40 Discussed discipline problems during teaching years.
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  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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Citation

“Interview with Ruth R. Lane,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed April 1, 2020, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/72.