Interview with Houston Barber


  • Identifier: 2020 OH 142
  • Date: 6/13/2019
  • Interviewer: Daniels, Nathan
  • Interviewee: Barber, Houston
  • Description: Dr. Houston Barber discusses the state of education in his district and the state as a whole. Topics include budgets, relationships with teachers and educational organizations, pensions, and the current political climate. An overall view of the district is also given, including number and condition of school buildings, educational programs, curriculum planning and discipline. Dr. Barber also discusses the unique issue of school funding in the state capital and the tax base that represents.
  • Location: Frankfort, KY
  • Duration: :58:05
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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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  • Funding Source: The Kentucky School Superintendents Project Phase 2 interviews were funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


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