Oral History of Eugene Kennington

Oral History

Alternate Identifier:MS 376

1930 - 2009

Interview date:May 23 2009 Interviewer:Kathy Bradford
Eugene Kennington was a counselor in the Guidance Department at Intermountain Indian School where he supervised a student dormitory with five aides, known as dorm mothers, who made sure student got up in time for school. They took care of students' health needs, getting them to a campus doctor when necessary. There were 70 to 80 students in a dorm and a total of 28 dorms on campus. They housed up to 3,000 students. Kennington later worked with Student Enterprise where students had part-time jobs in campus shops, including gift and hamburger shops and in the movie theater. Jobs such as these provided spending money for the Indian students.

was narrator Kennington, Eugene
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describes Intermountain Indian School