Interview with Emmett O. Shultz, April 22, 1977

Project: University of Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Emmett Shultz came to the University of Kentucky in 1917 and graduated in 1921. In this interview he discusses his decision to attend UK and his first impressions of the university. He talks about majoring in engineering and discusses some of his professors. He talks about university president Frank McVey.

Shultz talks about social life on campus. He discusses the students' behavior, including pranks and hazing. He talks about the lack of interest in politics on campus at the time. He discusses the effects of World War I and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic on the campus, and discusses the role of women as faculty and students. He talks about the role of athletics at the university. He discusses how his college education influenced him, and how the education system has changed since his graduation.

Interview Accession

1977oh022_af056

Interviewee Name

Emmett O. Shultz

Interviewer Name

William Cooper

Interview Date

1977-04-22

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Shultz, Emmett O. Interview by William Cooper. 22 Apr. 1977. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shultz, E.O. (1977, April 22). Interview by W. Cooper. University of Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shultz, Emmett O., interview by William Cooper. April 22, 1977, University of Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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