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Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1647

Overview

The Max Carter collection consists of two audiocassette tapes, a CD duplicate of the audiocassettes, a transcript, and a biographical form of an oral history interview and a follow up interview conducted between Carter and Ronald A. Cyphers on 27 February and 9 March 1981. At the time of the interview, Carter was Child Care Supervisor at the Minnesota Braille and Sightsaving School in Faribault, Minnesota. The interview details Carter’s background and his thoughts on the issues and problems facing the Braille and Sightsaving School. Topics include: teacher licensing, the referral system, the importance of the socialization of handicapped children, and effectively communicating with parents and the community what services the Braille and Sightsaving School provides.

This interview was conducted as part of Mankato State University’s Educational Foundations course Current Issues of Public Education.

Dates

  • 1981-02-27
  • 1981-03-09

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.

Biographical / Historical

Max Carter was born and raised in Clark, South Dakota. He was educated in a one-room school system and graduated from high school in 1957. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northern State College of South Dakota and his master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Mankato State College. He taught social studies, geography and civics in Amboy, Minnesota before working at the Minnesota Braille and Sightsaving School as a rehabilitation counselor, then lead teacher. At the time of the interview, Carter was Child Care Supervisor at Minnesota Braille and Sightsaving School in Faribault, Minnesota.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Max Carter donated this collection on 27 February 1981.

Creator

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Subtitle
Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981.
Status
Completed
Author
Mee Xiong processed this collection
Date
2017-06
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