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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February 1981

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1647



Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1647. 1 folder, 2 audiocassette tapes, and a CD duplicate of the audiocassettes.

Abstract:

The Max Carter collection consists of two audiocassette tapes, a CD duplicate of the audiocassettes, a transcript, and a biographical form of an oral history interview and a follow up interview conducted between Carter and Ronald A. Cyphers on 27 February and 9 March 1981. At the time of the interview, Carter was Child Care Supervisor at the Minnesota Braille and Sightsaving School in Faribault, Minnesota. The interview details Carter’s background and his thoughts on the issues and problems facing the Braille and Sightsaving School. Topics include: teacher licensing, the referral system, the importance of the socialization of handicapped children, and effectively communicating with parents and the community what services the Braille and Sightsaving School provides.

This interview was conducted as part of Mankato State University’s Educational Foundations course Current Issues of Public Education.

Biographical Note:

Max Carter was born and raised in Clark, South Dakota. He was educated in a one-room school system and graduated from high school in 1957. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northern State College of South Dakota and his master’s degree in guidance and counseling from Mankato State College. He taught social studies, geography and civics in Amboy, Minnesota before working at the Minnesota Braille and Sightsaving School as a rehabilitation counselor, then lead teacher. At the time of the interview, Carter was Child Care Supervisor at Minnesota Braille and Sightsaving School in Faribault, 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:

Carter, Max. Oral History Interview, 27 February and 9 March 1981. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1647, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Max Carter donated this collection on 27 February 1981.

Processed By:

Babie Yang transcribed this interview in October 2014. Mee Xiong processed this collection in June 2017.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Max Carter elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Carter, Max, interviewee.
Carter, Max, Interviews.
Cyphers, Ronald A., interviewer.
Blind--Education.
Education.
Mankato State College.
Oral History.
Teachers of children with disabilities--Training of.
Teachers of the blind.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1647

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Biographical information, 27 February and 9 March 1981

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Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 27 February and 9 March 1981

DVD

 

Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 27 February 1981

Cassette

 

Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 9 March 1981

Cassette

 

Oral History Interview, Transcript, 27 February and 9 March 1981

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