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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Hall, Philip C Oral History Interview, 20 February and 4 March 1991

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Hall, Philip C.,1931-2015. Oral History Interview, 20 February and 4 March 1991.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1417

Hall, Philip C., 1931-2015. Oral History Interview, 20 February and 4 March 1991. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1417. 1 folder, 1 audiocassette, and CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Philip C. Hall collection consists of an audiocassette tape, CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Hall and Deborah Overholtzer during the winter of 1991. Hall began worked as a physical education/health teacher and as the senior high counselor at Redwood Falls High School. His career in education began in 1954. In the interview, Hall discussed the changes and areas of continuity in the role of an educator for the period between 1954 and 1991. He focused on the changes in the expectations that parents have for teachers, and the changes that have occurred concerning the social expectations of students and their peers.

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.


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:

Hall, Philip C. Oral History Interview, 20 February and 4 March 1991. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1417, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Philip C. Hall donated this collection in February 1991.

Processed By:

MSU Archives staff processed this collection. Deborah Overholtzer transcribed the interview in March 1991. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in October 2002. Mee Xiong made additions to the collection in July 2017.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Philip C. Hall available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Hall, Philip C., 1931-2015.
Educational Change--Minnesota--Redwood Falls High School.
Educational counseling--Minnesota--Redwood Falls High School.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1417



Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 20 February and 4 March 1991



Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 20 February and 4 March 1991



Oral History Interview, Transcript, 20 February and 4 March 1991