Rosemary Borcello



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Doris Copley Miller resided in Wayne and Cabell Counties, West Virginia, for the majority of her life. She discusses the history of Marshall Academy and its progression to college and university status. She also focuses on education in West Virginia. In the audio clip provided, Mrs. Miller discusses teaching in Wayne County, West Virginia. She focuses the decor of her classrooms, the number of students, and the typical school day schedule. She also discusses games and recreation played by her students.

Publication Date

Spring 4-23-1974


Education in West Virginia, Marshall Academy, Marshall College


Appalachian Studies | Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Oral History | Women's History

Library of Congress Subjects

Miller, Doris, 1899- -- Autobiography. Copley, Anna -- Biography. Marshall University -- Oral histories. Education -- West Virginia -- Oral histories. Teachers -- West Virginia -- Oral histories.


Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-109. This interview was conducted by Rosemary Borcello. MDS exhibit prepared by Jennifer Gehringer, November, 2014.


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Oral History Interview: Doris Copley Miller