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Byrne, Thomas P., 1922-. Oral History Interview, 30 October and 4 November 1987

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1454

Overview

The Thomas Byrne collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Byrne and Ginny Timmers during the fall of 1987. During his career, Byrne worked in three different high schools as a Spanish and Latin language teacher between 1948 and 1984. The majority of his teaching experience was in Owatonna, Minnesota where he worked from 1952 through 1984. In the interview, Byrne discussed the areas of change and continuity during his career. He noted that the most consequential changes occurred in relation to shifting social and economic forces.

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

  • 1987-10-30
  • 1987-11-04

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Thomas P. Byrne donated this collection in October 1987.

Creator

Title
Byrne, Thomas P., 1922-. Oral History Interview, 30 October and 4 November 1987
Status
Completed
Author
Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid
Date
2002-11
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