Kappa Alpha Fraternity: Ruth Miller, House Mother

Mary Beth Lassetter:  Okay, all right; today is Thursday, June 23, 2005 and this is Mary Beth Lasseter. I am here at the Kappa Alpha Fraternity House on the campus of Ole Miss interviewing Miss Ruth Miller, who is the house mother for the KAs. Miss Miller, could you please state your full name for the record?

Ruth Miller: Well my name is Ruth Kelly Miller.

And where are you from originally?

I was born in Ecru, Mississippi; it’s a little tiny town in Pontotoc County. But I lived most of my young life in Sheffield, Alabama.

And where did you go to school?

I went to school at Blue Mountain–in Blue Mountain, Mississippi, and Florence State College as it was known then. It’s University of Alabama–North Alabama now and then when I started teaching kindergarten I–I took summer courses at Mississippi Southern.

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Date of interview:

June 23, 2005

Interviewer:

Mary Beth Lasseter

Ruth Miller - Ole Miss Cooks - kappa alpha
We tried veg--we tried a meatless meal one time [laughs] at the ATO House; there were signs all over the kitchen, all over the place, "No more no meat days."
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