Interview with Donald Hendrickson


  • Identifier: 2004 OH 032
  • Date: 7/5/2004
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Hendrickson, Donald
  • Description: Donald Hendrickson won a scholarship to a college of his choice in a contest called Star Contest. In this interview he describes attending Grand Rapids Junior College, being in the Air Force during WWII, and attending the University of Illinois. He took a position in the EKU Music Department in 1959. He comments on the department and the changes and the problems he faced while at EKU. He also discusses his opinions of past EKU Presidents.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 48:54:20
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Donald Hendrickson,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed November 27, 2021,