Interview with Ruth R. Lane

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Identifier

1986 OH 133

Date

7/29/1986

Description

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Ruth R. Lane, alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University. Miss Lane graduated in the early 1920's. She reviews her College and Teaching years.

Rights

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

Title

Interview with Ruth R. Lane

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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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Citation

“Interview with Ruth R. Lane,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 25, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/72.

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