Interview with Elizabeth Theophila Murrell, March 24, 2022

Project: University of Kentucky: The Turbulent Years (1965-1975) Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Elizabeth Theophila “Toppy” Oexmann Murrell was born on March 31, 1947 in Owensboro, Kentucky the James Richard Oexmann and Theophila Joan Coplin-Griffiths Oexmann. Her parents married during WWII and her mother was British. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Kentucky in the fall of 1964 where she majored in architecture and met her future husband, William “Billy” Murrell, and graduated in 1971. In this interview she discusses her participation in the student organization, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) in 1965.

Interview Accession

2022oh1351_ukty0532

Interviewee Name

Elizabeth Theophila Murrell

Interviewer Name

Jeffrey Suchanek

Interview Date

2022-03-24

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Murrell, Elizabeth Theophila Interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. 24 Mar. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Murrell, E.T. (2022, March 24). Interview by J. Suchanek. University of Kentucky: The Turbulent Years (1965-1975) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Murrell, Elizabeth Theophila, interview by Jeffrey Suchanek. March 24, 2022, University of Kentucky: The Turbulent Years (1965-1975) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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