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  • Collection: Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated

5108_BDA_09_Part_01_RebaMoretz_GradyMoretz_2015_1104_AC.mp3
Reba and Grady Moretz both grew up near Appalachian State Teacher’s College until it was time for both of them to go to college. Reba chose to attend Appalachian and study music while Grady went to Chapel Hill to study business. After college,…

5108_BDA_08_Part_01_EulaMaeFox_2015_1103_AC.mp3
Eula Mae Fox is an Appalachian State Alumni who received her bachelor’s degree in home economics and secondary education in 1949. She worked as a science and language arts teacher for years before returning to Appalachian to get her master’s in…

5108_BDA_07_Part_01_HughleneBostianFrank_2015_1023_AC.mp3
Hughlene Bostian Frank was a student here at Appalachian from 1965 to 1968. During her time here she focused on her studies and graduated with a major in math and education. After she graduated Hughlene married her husband Bill and continued to serve…

5108_BDA_06_Part_01_JimCottrell_2015_1021_AC.mp3
Jim Cottrell attended Appalachian State University from 1964 until 1968. He received a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics and then a master’s degree in Junior College Education. Jim is a Boone native who was born in Founder’s Hall and…

5108_BDA_05_Part_01_RichardDavisHowe_2015_1020_AC.mp3
Richard Howe attended Appalachian State Teachers College from 1957-1961 graduating with his B.S. in History and Physical Education. He earned his M.A. in American History and Higher Education in 1962 and spent time at multiple schools before earning…

5108_BDA_04_MaryAnnBarrett_RuthHester_Reichel_2015_1006_AC.mp3
Mary Ann and Ruth spent their careers working for public school systems here in North Carolina. For various schools, Mary taught language arts and history while Ruth worked as a school librarian. They attended Appalachian State University from…

5108_BDA_03_Part_01_EttaTriplettIdol_Reichel_2015_1005_AC.mp3
Etta Idol was born in Purlear, North Carolina. She went to Appalachian State University in the fall of 1940 and came back to receive her Master’s in 1952. Etta married John Idol, also an Alumnus of Appalachian, in May of 1942 and raised their two…

5108_BDA_02_Part_01_JohnLIdol_Reichel_2015_0930_AC.mp3
John Lane Idol grew up in the rural area of Deep Gap, North Carolina. He served in the Air Force before attending Appalachian State University in the fall of 1955 and graduating in the spring of 1958. John married Marjorie South on Thanksgiving in…

5108_BDA_01_Part_01_LottieStoutDownie_Reichel_2015_0929_AC.mp3
Lottie Downie was born June 5th, 1933 in Adams, North Carolina where she spent her entire life until she attended college at Appalachian State University. She married James Ballard who died in 1971 and then married the late George Downie. Mrs. Downie…

5108_TAPE_34_SIDE_A_TerryTaylor_2009_AC.mp3
Terry Taylor, Oral History Interview