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Macias, Rometo (Rummy), 1922-. Oral History Interview, 9 February 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1678

Overview

The Macias collection consists of 2 audiocassette tapes and CD duplicates of the audiocassettes of an oral history interview conducted between Macias and Mark Fleming on February 9, 1979. In this interview, Macias recollects the roles and responsibilities of the teacher during the era 1945 to 1957, Mankato Teachers College during the 1950s, and the Mankato area after World War II.

Dates

  • 1979-02-09

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

Rometo (Rummy) Macias was born on October 17, 1922 in Bettendorf, Iowa. He attended Catholic Parochial Schools in Davenport, Iowa and graduated from Davenport High School. After serving in the military, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from Iowa University in 1948 and his master’s degree from the University of Iowa at Iowa City in 1949. He served as a graduate assistant at the University of Iowa for two years before moving to Mankato State University in 1950 to fill an opening in the Physical Education Department. At the time of the interview Macias was a faculty member of the Physical Education Department and head wrestling coach at Mankato State University.

Extent

4.00 items (Cassette 1 and 2 CD 1 is a duplicate of Cassettes Folder 1 is a physical copy of the transcription) : Cassette, CD, Files are also digital

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Rometo (Rummy) Macias donated this collection 14 February 1979.

Creator

Title
Macias, Rometo (Rummy), 1922-. Oral History Interview, 9 February 1979.
Status
Completed
Author
Mee Xiong processed the 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