Interview with Carson B. "Mike" Harreld, April 2, 2019

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Harreld begins by talking about where he’s from and his starting journey to the University of Kentucky as a freshman. He then transitions into talking about his life recently, mentioning the places he has lived throughout his life. After talking about his traveling, he then recalls back to when he was a freshman, including how he was dealing with his first year and how he was able to land a spot as a freshman basketball manager. From this, he talks about his life as a basketball manager and slowly transitions into telling stories of Adolph Rupp, such as his pre-game rituals, as well as coaching stories of Rupp. After the stories of Coach Rupp, he finishes the interview by talking about how he juggled being a basketball manager and school, along with the life-long impacts of being a basketball manager.

Interview Accession

2019oh1357_ukgen0013

Interviewee Name

Carson B. "Mike" Harreld

Interviewer Name

Terry L. Birdwhsitell

Interview Date

2019-04-02

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Harreld, Carson B. Interview by Terry L. Birdwhsitell. 02 Apr. 2019. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Harreld, C.B. (2019, April 02). Interview by T. L. Birdwhsitell. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Harreld, Carson B., interview by Terry L. Birdwhsitell. April 02, 2019, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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