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Combs Building

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The Combs Building is named in honor of Bert T. Combs, one of the greatest governors in the history of the Commonwealth. Lecture halls, each built like a small auditorium, are tributes to two of Eastern's veteran teachers. The D. T. Ferrell Room is…

Biography-Ferrell, Doctor Thomas

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Plaque with a biography for Dr. Thomas Ferrell. Plaque text: "For nearly four decades he was a quiet, dynamic force behind Eastern's development of a nationally recognized program of teacher education, a task that was in keeping with the…

Combs Classroom

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Architectural drawing of Combs classroom. May have been done by Robert Pinkerton, creator of the other architectural drawing of Combs hanging nearby.

Combs Classroom

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Architectural drawing of Combs classroom. "Pinkerton" is probably the signature for Robert Pinkerton a Lexington, KY, architect and architectural illustrator.

Portrait-Ferrell, Doctor Thomas

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Oil painting of Dr. Thomas Ferrell. According to EKU press release (10/24/1972), Ferrell retired in 1964 as chair of the Dept. of Education. He had served at Eastern since 1927, including three months as the acting dean of faculty in 1945. The…