Interview with Thomas C. Little

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  • Identifier1986 OH 145
  • Date8/5/1986
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeLittle, Thomas C., Sr. & Hazel C.
  • DescriptionThis is an unrehearsed taped interview with Thomas C. Little and wife Hazel Calico Little who are Alumni of EKU. They discuss their educational background also their years at EKU.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration:48:11
  • Time Summary00:00 - 01:30 Introduction.
    01:30 - 02:10 Thomas C. Little born January 19, 1915 at Moores Creek, Jackson, Kentucky.
    02:10 - 03:10 Hazel Calico Little born February 18, 1910 in Garrard County, Kentucky.
    03:10 - 05:00 Discussed how decision was made to attend EKU.
    05:00 - 08:30 Mr. & Mrs. Little discussed their educational background. Mrs. Little graduated in 1929.
    08:30 - 11:00 Mr. & Mrs. Little talk about their first impression of Eastern.
    11:00 - 13:00 Discussed working conditions on Campus.
    13:00 - 16:20 Talked about students they attended college with.
    16:20 - 20:30 Discussed faculty.
    20:30 - 24:10 Continued discussion of faculty and favorite teachers.
    24:10 - 26:00 Discussed Marie Roberts.
    26:00 - 28:00 Discussion of Academics.
    28:00 - 29:30 Mrs. Little discussed activities on campus.
    29:30 - 32:00 Mr. Little mentions the town of Richmond and what it had to offer students.
    32:00 - 37:00 Mr. & Mrs. Little talk of their teaching career.
    37:00 - 40:20 Discussed Richmond school system.
    40:20 - 43:00 Touched on subject of Blacks.
    43:00 - 44:20 Mentions health problems also traveling.
    44:20 - 46:00 Discusses plans for future.
    46:00 - 48:30 Talks of making furiture as a hobby.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

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“Interview with Thomas C. Little,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 28, 2024, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/79.