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Schoen, John A., 1927-. Oral History Interview, 4 and 5 March 1987

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1460

Overview

The Dr. John A. Schoen collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Schoen and Kelly Smith during March 1987. Schoen's career as a teacher, coach, and administrator began in 1955 at Ellsworth Public School in Ellsworth, Minnesota. Following his experiences as a teacher, coach, and athletic director at Ellsworth, Schoen began his administrative career. His first job as a school administer was in Echo, Minnesota. He then spent the remainder of his career working as a superintendent in the Minnesota towns of Le Center, Slayton, Aurora, and Winthrop. In the interview, Schoen discussed his work at consolidating and pairing schools in these various prairie communities during the course of his career.

This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for an Educational Foundations course entitled Current Issues in Public Education at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

Dates

  • 1987-03-04
  • 1987-04-05

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

Dr. John A. Schoen donated this collection in March 1987.

Creator

Title
Schoen, John A., 1927-. Oral History Interview, 4 and 5 March 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