Interview with Clarence Maggard

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  • Identifier1987 OH 040
  • Date1/20/1987
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeMaggard, Clarence
  • DescriptionThe following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Clarence Maggard, Alumnus, a 1934 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Maggard was born 1909 at Cooncreek, Leslie County, Kentucky. He taught school also farming and dealing with coal for thirty-nine years. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.
  • LocationHazard, KY
  • Duration:52:44
  • Time Summary00:00 - 02:00 Introduction.
    02:00 - 03:30 Clarence Maggard, Alumnus, a 1934 graduate of EKU was born in 1909 at Cooncreek, Leslie County, Kentucky.
    03:30 - 08:00 Father was mountain farmer, lumberman using team of mules to haul logs out of the hills to the rivers which was later ran by river to Frankfort. Mother was a teacher.
    08:00 - 11:00 Continued discussing background of Father's jobs.
    11:00 - 16:00 Discussed educational background. Went to one-room school.
    16:00 - 17:00 Discussed Quentin Keen.
    17:00 - 25:00 Discussed discipline problems in school.
    25:00 - 30:00 Discussed his stay at Lee's College.
    30:00 - 32:50 Discussed working for five hours on Saturdays for 75 cents while attending Eastern.
    32:50 - 38:00 Continued discussing his teaching career.
    38:00 - 40:00 Talks of dealing with coal thirty-nine years.
    40:00 - 45:00 Remembers classmates and faculty at Eastern.
    45:00 - 47:00 Mentions "Turkey" Hughes.
    47:00 - 52:00 Discussed entertainment on campus.
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.


Citation

“Interview with Clarence Maggard,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 12, 2024, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/96.