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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Franta, Mark V. Oral History Interview, 8 and 12 November 1985.
MSU Archives Collection 1500
Franta, Mark V. Oral History Interview, 8 and 12 November 1985. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1500. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.
The Mark Franta collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Franta and Bart Franta, his brother, during November 1985. In the interview, Mark Franta, a high school science teacher at Winnebago High School in Winnebago, Minnesota from 1980 through 1985, discussed his expectations of and relationships with students, teachers, and administrators. Even though he had only been a teacher at Winnebago for five years, Mark Franta talked about many areas of continuity and change that he witnessed while teaching.
This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for a 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.
Franta, Mark V. Oral History Interview, 8 and 12 November 1985. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1500, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Mark V. Franta donated this collection in November 1985.
Bart A. Franta transcribed the interview in November 1985. Jeff A. Jenson processed the collection and developed the finding aid in January 2003.
It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Mark Franta available elsewhere.
LCSH Subject Headings:
Franta, Mark V., interviewee.
Franta, Mark V.--Interviews.
Franta, Bart A., interviewer.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1500
Oral History Interview, Cassette, 8 and 12 November 1985
Transcript, 8 and 12 November 1985