Interview with L. L. Schwall, May 18, 1976

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

L.L. "Jay" Schwall first came to the University of Kentucky in 1950, left the university to join the Navy in 1951, and returned to UK in 1956. He talks about how the university changed during his absence and his first impressions of the campus. He talks about majoring in civil engineering and discusses his classes and favorite professors. He talks about joining the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, and discusses other social events, activities, and local hangouts. He talks about politics, both national and on campus. He discusses the role of women and African Americans at the University of Kentucky. He talks about the influence of the campus newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel.

Schwall talks about athletics at the university, including football teams and players, basketball teams and players, and the relationship between the two teams. He discusses how his college experiences affected his life and talks about his participation in the UK Alumni Association.

Interview Accession

1976oh039_af036

Interviewee Name

L. L. Schwall

Interviewer Name

William Cooper

Interview Date

1976-05-18

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Schwall, L. L. Interview by William Cooper. 18 May. 1976. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Schwall, L.L. (1976, May 18). Interview by W. Cooper. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Schwall, L. L., interview by William Cooper. May 18, 1976, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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