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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Eckart, Wayne M, 1937- Oral History Interview, 23 and 30 November 1987

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Eckart, Wayne M., 1937-. Oral History Interview, 23 and 30 November 1987.
MSU Archives Collection 1451

Eckart, Wayne M., 1937-. Oral History Interview, 23 and 30 November 1987. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1451. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.


The Wayne Eckart collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Eckart and Jeffery Gallup during the fall of 1987. Eckart began his career as a science teacher at Welcome, Minnesota (1967-1970). Following his experience at Welcome, Eckart completed a master's degree and was hired to teach at the Waldorf-Pemberton public school in 1972. In the interview, Eckart discussed the changes that occurred during his career. He mentioned changes in teaching methods, warning students about safety regulations and possible hazards, budgets, school messaging systems, 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.


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:

Eckart, Wayne M., 1937-. Oral History Interview, 23 and 30 November 1987. SMHC manuscript Collection 1451, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Wayne Eckart donated this collection in November 1987.

Processed By:

Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in November 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about SUBJECT available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Eckart, Wayne M., 1937- interviewee.
Eckart, Wayne M., 1937---Interviews.
Gallup, Jeffrey M., interviewer
Educational change--Minnesota--Minnesota--Independent School District No. 913 (Waldorf-Pemberton).
Educational innovation--Minnesota--Minnesota--Independent School District No. 913 (Waldorf-Pemberton).
Science teachers--Minnesota--Independent School District No. 913 (Waldorf-Pemberton).
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1451



Oral History Interview, Cassette, 23 and 30 November 1987



Transcript, 23 and 30 November 1987