Pilgrim, Dean D, 1930-2009. Oral History Interview, 17 October and 8 November 1986.
The Dean Pilgrim collection consists of three audiocassettes and the transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Pilgrim and Jan Loft during the autumn of 1986. In the interview, Pilgrim, a junior/senior high school science and media teacher and librarian at Buffalo Center, Iowa between 1953 and 1986, discussed his career, relationship with the school’s administrators, students, and support staff. He concluded the interview with comments concerning trends in the media along with noting his unofficial role as a surrogate parent for various students.
This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for a course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.
- Pilgrim, Dean, 1930-2009 (Interviewee, Person)
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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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Dean D. Pilgrim donated this collection in October 1986.
- Pilgrim, Dean D, 1930-2009. Oral History Interview, 17 October and 8 November 1986.
- Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid
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