Interview with Martin Tracy, May 4, 2006

Project: Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Martin Tracy (Turkey, 1967-1970; Education Program) discusses his experience as an English as a Second Language teacher at an urban high school, a university, and a village high school and an elementary school teacher during his two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. He also worked with merchants in the village to help develop menus in English for tourists. In addition, the interview includes a story about a village water system which illustrates the importance of involving stakeholders in community development. He also discusses his life and educational background both before and after joining the Peace Corps.

Interview Accession

2006oh070_pc087

Interviewee Name

Martin Tracy

Interviewer Name

Jack Wilson

Interview Date

2006-05-04

Interview Keyword

Education Turkey (1965-1967)

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Tracy, Martin Interview by Jack Wilson. 04 May. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Tracy, M. (2006, May 04). Interview by J. Wilson. Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Tracy, Martin, interview by Jack Wilson. May 04, 2006, Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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