Interview with Capp Yess, April 1, 2006

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Capp Yess (Fiji, 1982-1984; Education Program) describes his living and teaching (science) situation in an Indian settlement on the island of Vanua Levu in detail. In the interview, he also talks about learning to respect another culture, especially differences in marriage, and tells the story of his own marriage to an Indian woman, after his third year as Peace Corps volunteer doing training in the capital city. He tells a good story that illustrates Fijian hospitality. Yess also mentions his time as a physics professor at Morehead State University.

Interview Accession

2006oh064_pc081

Interviewee Name

Capp Yess

Interviewer Name

Jack Wilson

Interview Date

2006-04-01

Interview Keyword

Education

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Yess, Capp Interview by Jack Wilson. 01 Apr. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Yess, C. (2006, April 01). Interview by J. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Yess, Capp, interview by Jack Wilson. April 01, 2006, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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