Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981.
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.
- Carter, Max (Interviewee, Person)
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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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Max Carter donated this collection on 27 February 1981.
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- Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981.
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