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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Hagen, Hal E Oral History Interview, 21 November 1989

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Hagen, Hal E., 1922-2002. Oral History Interview, 21 November 1989.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1394

Hagen, Hal E., 1922 - 2002.  Oral History Interview, 21 November 1989. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1394. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Hal E. Hagen collection consists of an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Hagen and Briseis, Lih-Ping Feng during the fall of 1989. Hagen, an Emeritus professor of curriculum and instruction at Mankato State University, worked as an educator a various levels between 1950 and 1989. In the interview, Hagen discussed the areas of change and continuity during his career. He focused on educational philosophy and national and community expectations.

This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for the graduate level Educational Foundations course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

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Collection Citation:

Hagen, Hal E., 1922-2002. Oral History Interview, 21 November 1989. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1394, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Hal Hagen donated this collection in November 1989.

Processed By:

MSU Archives staff processed this collection. Briseis, Lih-Ping Feng transcribed the interview. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in November 2002. Mee Xiong made additions to the collection in May 2017. Reggie Domineck, Anne Stenzel, and Mee Xiong made additions to this collection in June 2017.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Hal E. Hagen available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Hagen, Hal E.,1922-2002, interviewee.
Hagen, Hal E.,1922-2002--Interviews.
Briseis, Lih-Ping Feng interviewer.
Educational change.
College teachers--Minnesota.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1394



Oral History, Audio CD, 21 November 1989



Oral History, Audiocassette, 21 November 1989



Oral History, Transcript, 21 November 1989