Interview with Sally Marcum

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  • Identifier: 1987 OH 022
  • Date: 1/13/1987
  • Interviewer: Jones, Harold
  • Interviewee: Marcum, Sally
  • Description: This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Sally Marcum, Alumna of Eastern Kentucky University. Mrs. Marcum grew up in Madison County, also taught fifth grade for twenty-six years.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 1:03:58
  • Time Summary: 00:00 - 01:40 Introduction.
    01:40 - 03:50 Sally Hollen Marcum born 1920 in Richmond, Kentucky.
    03:50 - 07:30 Discussed educational background also growing up years in Madison County.
    07:30 - 11:00 Worked in Library under Mary Floyd for 25 cents an hour first year at Eastern.
    11:00 - 14:30 Mentions Charles Keith with great respect.
    14:30 - 18:00 Discusses faculty while at Eastern.
    18:00 - 23:00 Continued discussing faculty. Worked for Dr. Donovan's wife.
    23:00 - 28:00 Discussed family.
    28:00 - 31:00 Talks of teaching experiences.
    31:00 - 36:00 Talked about moving to Whitehall School.
    36:00 - 41:00 Discussed classmates at Eastern.
    41:00 - 45:00 Talked about changes in buildings and campus.
    45:00 - 48:00 Discussed working on Masters degree.
    48:00 - 52:00 Discussed Black students.
    52:00 - 55:00 Taught fifth grade twenty-six years.
    55:00 - 60:00 Behavior problems were discussed.
    60:00 - 63:00 Continued discussing behavior problems and ways of dealing with them.
  • 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 Sally Marcum,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 8, 2020, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/91.