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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Gilbert, James R., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 24 and 30 October 1990.
MSU Archives Collection 1414



Gilbert, James R., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 24 and 30 October 1990. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1414. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.

Abstract:

The James R. Gilbert collection contains an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted with Gilbert during the fall of 1990. Gilbert worked as a public school science teacher, and in the interview, he discussed the changes that he believed occurred in education between 1962 and 1990. He noted the increasing sophistication of students and the subsequent demands upon to teachers to stay current. The majority of Gilbert's career was spent working in the Hopkins school system as an educator that traveled between seven elementary schools, two junior high schools, and one high school, and twice per month, he taught at the Hennepin County Home School for boys and girls who had experienced "trouble for some reason or another."

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.

Restrictions:

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.

Collection Citation:

Gilbert, James R., 1940-. Oral History Interview, 24 and 30 October 1990. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1414, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

James R. Gilbert donated this collection in November 1990.

Processed By:

MSU Archives staff processed this collection. Eugenie C. Davis transcribed the interview in November 1990. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in October 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about James R. Gilbert available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Gilbert, James R., 1940-.
Educational Change--Minnesota--Hopkins School District.
Science Teachers--Minnesota.
Educational innovations--Minnesota.
Hennepin County Home School.
Teachers--Minnesota--Interviews.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1414

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Folder

Oral History Interview, Cassette, 24 and 30 October 1990

Cassette

 

Transcript, 24 and 30 October 1990

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