The Resource Oral history interview, Harry Denis Hoover ; interviewed by Steve Smith and transcribed by Elaine Smith, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Harry Denis Hoover ; interviewed by Steve Smith and transcribed by Elaine Smith, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Harry Denis Hoover ; interviewed by Steve Smith and transcribed by Elaine Smith
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the reminiscences of Harry Denis Hoover, an alumnus of Harrisonburg State Teachers College, (which became Madison College, and later, James Madison University), who graduated in 1934. Discusses his boyhood in nearby Bridgewater and Dayton, Virginia, where he grew up on his family's farm. Mr. Hoover attended Bridgewater College during the Fall and Spring sessions in his undergraduate years, and HSTC in the summers, as a day student. This arrangement enabled Mr. Hoover to complete his studies in only three years. Recalls student teaching under the supervision of distinguished Madison professor Katherine M. Anthony. Discusses his experiences as a teacher and administrator in a variety of Virginia schools for over forty years
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded at the home of Mr. Hoover on June 22, 2005
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 28-1.
Label
Oral history interview, Harry Denis Hoover ; interviewed by Steve Smith and transcribed by Elaine Smith, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Complete transcription of tapes available
  • Forms part of JMU centennial voices, no. 2, an oral history project. For ACCESS TO THE COMPLETE COLLECTION including tapes and printed materials, see Special Coll. number SdArch nos. 28-1 through 28-5. (Tapes only: Special Coll. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Dolores P. Lescure (SdArch no. 28-2). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Louise F. Baker (SdArch no. 28-3). Oral history interview [sound recording] / John Grace (SdArch no. 28-4). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Inez Roop (SdArch no. 28-5.)
Accompanying material
1 transcript (19 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
104623253
Dimensions
1/8 in. +
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
1 sound cassette (ca. 60 min.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Other physical details
1 7/8 ips
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
Tape configuration
unknown
Tape width
1/8 in.

Library Locations

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
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