Bill Rhinehart Oral History Interview
Bill Rhinehart has been a long time educator and scholar but his academic legacy started when became a student here at Appalachian in 1948. He took a break from his studies and joined the military but came back to receive his bachelor’s degree in 1956. Bill then went on to earn many other degrees including his Master of Arts degree in 1958. After he retired from a remarkable career in 1994, Bill remained an active member of Appalachian State University and has continued to donate substantial gifts to the library and school.
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.
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