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Harmer, Barbara Carol Thomson. Oral History Interview, 22 October and 12 November 1987

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1449

Overview

The Barbara Harmer collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Harmer and Laura Wicks during the fall of 1987. Harmer began her career in education in 1950. She remained an art education teacher until 1986. In the interview, Harmer discussed the areas of change and continuity that occurred during her career. She noted how society strongly influences adolescents and how these changes affected her role as an educator. Furthermore, she discussed the impact of state regulations, administrative involvement, and the influence of other teachers upon her own style of teaching.

This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for the graduate level Educational Foundations course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

Dates

  • 1987-10-22
  • 1987-11-12

Creator

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Title
Harmer, Barbara Carol Thomson. Oral History Interview, 22 October and 12 November 1987
Status
Completed
Author
Laura A. Wicks transcribed the interview
Date
1987-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029