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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the history of Marshall University. At the time of the interview, Wilburn Triplett was a teacher at the Charles Yeager Career Center in Hamlin (WV). He discusses: detailed information about his educational history (including much discussion of Marshall University); his time in a fraternity (Alpha Kappa Pi, which merged with Alpha Sigma Phi); his family; teachers he remembers; a very brief mention of his own experiences as a teacher; friends from the Army and from college; dances; some discussion of World Wars I & II (including rationing); veterans returning to school (including discussion of the GI Bill); and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-616.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-616, Huntington, WV.