Interview with Sally Marcum

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  • Identifier1987 OH 022
  • Date1/13/1987
  • InterviewerJones, Harold
  • IntervieweeMarcum, Sally
  • DescriptionThis 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.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration1:03:58
  • Time Summary00:00 - 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.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


Citation

“Interview with Sally Marcum,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed February 9, 2023, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/91.