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OH061 Sallie Martin Oral History

Sallie Martin Oral History

Collection Title: West Kentucky History and Culture – Land Between the Lakes Series

Series Number: OH061

Interviewee: Martin, Sallie, 1901-

Interviewer: Margaret Hopkins

Date interviewed: October 15, 1976

Processed by: Sheree Wise

Date processed: April 8, 2010

Description: 2 compact discs and 2 cassette tapes - (1 hour, 11 minutes)

Abstract: Sallie Martin discusses her experiences as a social sciences teacher and teacher-principal at Dover Elementary School. She recalls administrative and employment practices, classroom methods and school activities. Her recollections of individual experiences with children are interwoven with descriptions of physical school facilities and teaching aids.

Biographical / Historical note: Sallie Martin was born in Stewart County, Tennessee in 1901. She resided at the Standing Rock community and began teaching at Stewart County High School in 1919 at the age of eighteen. She later relocated to Murray, Kentucky and enrolled at Murray State Teachers College. After receiving her degree she returned to Tennessee and taught at Fort Henry and Dover until her retirement in 1966.

General information: No user access to original recordings. Use audio user copies, digital derivatives, transcripts, and/or tape indexes. This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission for reproduction must be requested from Murray State University.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Martin, Sallie, 1901-

Fort Henry (Tenn.)

Dover (Tenn.)

Land Between the Lakes (Ky. and Tenn.) – History.

Stewart County (Tenn.)

Standing Rock Community (Tenn.)

Schools – Tennessee – Stewart County.

Research Notes: Abstract included with oral history.