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0:43 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: Can I get your name first?

Segment Synopsis: Napier discusses his background education, military experience and his first occupation as a teacher.

Keywords: Breathitt County; Hazard, Kentucky; Korean War; Merchant Marine

Subjects: Breathitt County (Ky.) Hazard (Ky.) Korean War, 1950-1953 Merchant mariners

2:11 - Highland School

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Partial Transcript: Let me ask you about Highland School? Tell me a little bit about that.

Segment Synopsis: Napier discusses a church related school in Breathitt county. It was started by Dr. Edward Guerrant.

Keywords: Civil War; Highland School

Subjects: Breathitt County (Ky.) School closings

4:10 - Career in Education

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Partial Transcript: So you have had a very long career in education?

Segment Synopsis: Napier discusses his career in education and his involvement with many different school systems.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Butler County; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Minister; Richmond, Kentucky; University of Kentucky

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Clergy Hopkinsville (Ky.) Richmond (Ky.) School superindentents

7:57 - Burgin

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Partial Transcript: Tell me about the town what you remember about the town back then.

Segment Synopsis: Napier discusses the six years he was the superintendent of the school in Burgin.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Central Time Zone; Eastern Time Zone; Football players; Glee Club; Harrodsburg, Kentucky; Integration; National Defense Education Program

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Elders (Church officers)--Baptist, [Presbyterian Church, etc.] Glee clubs Harrodsburg (Ky.) Parents' and teachers' associations School board members School board-superintendent relationships School buildings--Air conditioning School integration

30:28 - Highlights at Burgin

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Partial Transcript: What were some of the highlights of uh the time while you were at Burgin?

Segment Synopsis: Napier discusses the highlights while there in Burgin such as commencement ceremonies.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Car accident; Commencement ceremony; School district budget

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Commencement ceremonies School budgets Traffic accidents

37:03 - Comparison with other schools

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Partial Transcript: What are some comparisons you could make between schools, you taught at quite a few or at school systems. How would you compare Burgin with some others?

Segment Synopsis: Napier discusses the school courses available and not available in Burgin. He also credits the community of Burgin having an interest in the school system to help with improvements.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; School courses; State legislator

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Education--Curricula Parents' and teachers' associations