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John Burkhart interview , 2003


Scope and Contents

Interview with Dr. John Burkhart by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham in 2003.

Burkhart discusses growing up in Knoxville in the 1920s and 1930s, attending Belle Morris Elementary School and Knoxville High School, Fountain City, street cars, medical school, his career as a physician at his private practice and St. Mary's Hopsital, Dr. Nichopolous and Elvis Presley, preaching at the Prebyterian Church and his work with local civic organizations.


  • 2003



From the Collection: 6 DVCAM videotape

From the Collection: 3 MiniDV videocassette

From the Collection: 11 DVD

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

  • Transcription of interview

Repository Details

Part of the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound Repository

601 S Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902 United States