Interview with Charles E. Shelby, June 5, 1977

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Charles Shelby came to the University of Kentucky in 1942 and graduated in 1948 after leaving to participate in World War II from 1944-1946. In this interview he discusses choosing to major in agriculture, and describes some of his favorite and least favorite professors. He talks about his membership in the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, and other social groups and events on campus. He discusses the mood on campus during World War II, and describes how the university had changed when he returned from the service in 1946. He talks about politics on campus, as well as the attitudes toward women and African American students. He discusses how his college experiences affected his life.

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1977oh040_af063

Interviewee Name

Charles E. Shelby

Interviewer Name

William Cooper

Interview Date

1977-06-05

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Shelby, Charles E. Interview by William Cooper. 05 Jun. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shelby, C.E. (1977, June 05). Interview by W. Cooper. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shelby, Charles E., interview by William Cooper. June 05, 1977, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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