Dorothy Barker Interview

Title

Dorothy Barker Interview

Description

Dorothy “Dot” Barker grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina where she spent the majority of her life until she began school at Appalachian State Teacher’s College in 1951. She graduated with a bachelor’s in elementary education and, after teaching for a few years, returned to school for her master’s degree in 1958. She married Appalachian State alumni, Richard Barker, who passed away in 1991 after serving for over twenty years as the head librarian at Appalachian State University. Dorothy continues to live in Boone, North Carolina as a retired educator.

Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.

Date

12/1/2015

Rights

The materials contained in the Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated Collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use provided that proper citation is used (e.g. Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

mp3

Language

English

Type

Sound

Identifier

5108_BDA_15_Part_01_DorothyBarker_2015_1201_AC

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Comments

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Citation

“Dorothy Barker Interview,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed December 11, 2017, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/41441.