Interview with Wilbur Barnes

  • Identifier1979oh194
  • Date4/13/1979
  • InterviewerHay, Charles
  • IntervieweeBarnes, Wilbur
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Wilbur Barnes, former Superintendent of Russel Co. Schools, discusses his education, Othella Gaskins (former supt.), the School Board, and college preparedness. He also comments on his daily duties, as well as problems in the system.
  • LocationRussell Co., KY
  • Duration:59:10
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • IndexerCrystal Allen-Daniels
  • Funding SourceFunded and indexed by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


“Interview with Wilbur Barnes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed February 1, 2023,