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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the history of Marshall University. Dr. Felty is a retired professor and administrator from Marshall University. He gives a personal background, his growing up during the Great Depression, his mother's involvement in the WPA (Works Progress Administration) during the war, and his stint in the U.S. Army. Dr. Felty talks about his positions at Marshall as Vice-President for Academic Affairs and Chairman of the College of Education. He briefly touched on former Marshall University presidents Hayes, Smith, Nelson, and Barker. He concludes by relating the Bottino case, how it came to be, and the result of the action that ended the situation as well as censorship by the AAUP (American Association of University Professors).
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-614.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-614, Huntington, WV.