Interview with Fred and Edna Darling

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  • Identifier: 1986 OH 134
  • Date: 8/29/1986
  • Interviewer: Ellis, William E.
  • Interviewee: Darling,
  • Description: Fred and Edna Darling talk about their education as Eastern, football and how they met. Mrs. Darling's father was president at Morehead and she talks about him.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 1:03:11
  • Time Summary: 00:00 - 01:20 Introduction.
    01:20 - 04:10 Fred E. Darling was born April 6, 1919 in Southeast Ohio, Athens County. Parents were Charles Darling and Cora Darling. His Father's occupation was coal mining.
    04:10 - 07:50 Discusses his educational background, graduating EKU 1942.
    07:50 - 11:00 Discussed growing up years during Depression and family ties as a result of Depression.
    11:00 - 14:00 Discussed Father's health of Black Lung resulting from working in coal mines.
    14:00 - 20:30 Discussed he and his brother coming to EKU on Scholarship to play Football.
    20:30 - 31:00 Continued discussion of his Football career.
    31:00 - 39:00 Talked about activities and life on Campus as a Football player.
    39:00 - 50:00 Continued discussion of his team mates and jobs they were involved in today.
    50:00 - 63:10 Discussed Rome Rankin.
  • Restrictions: none
  • 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 Fred and Edna Darling,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 31, 2020, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/73.