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Petersen, Velda, 1925-2016. Oral History Interview, 7 October and 5 November 1986.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1485

Overview

The Velda Petersen collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Petersen and Beth Swanson during the autumn of 1986. In the interview, Petersen, a veteran teacher with over thirty years of experience in education, discussed the changes and continuities she experienced. She noted the frustrations and rewards associated with her profession, expectations amongst teachers, teacher organizations, student/parent relationships, and the effect of an economic depression within the rural economy upon her role as an educator.

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.

Dates

  • 1986-10-07
  • 1986-11-05

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

Velda Petersen donated this collection in November 1986.

Creator

Title
Petersen, Velda, 1925-2016. Oral History Interview, 7 October and 5 November 1986.
Status
Completed
Author
Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid
Date
2002-12
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