The Resource Oral history interview with Lauren Webb, interviewed by Monica Malinowski, (sound recording)

Oral history interview with Lauren Webb, interviewed by Monica Malinowski, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview with Lauren Webb
Title
Oral history interview with Lauren Webb
Statement of responsibility
interviewed by Monica Malinowski
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This interview records the viewpoints of Lauren Webb (class of 1996, dormitory student) about social life, etc. at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va. during the previous four years. Mentions topics typical of a student's life during the 1990s including: athletics (ex. women's basketball) and related activities/traditions (Homecoming, singing the fight song); and the Greek influence on campus. Issues include: political issues/protests and the Student Government Association; drug use (alcohol, smoking and hard drugs); the racial climate and co-education; town and gown relationships and local volunteerism; various regulations and codes (informal dress code; honor code and concurrent lack of awareness, etc.); working students; parking problem on campus; and the advent of Internet use (e-mail) as a means of communication among students. Reflects on academic life, teachers and fellow students; also about various cultural events (Furious Flowers Conference). Briefly mentions a couple of campus myths (kissing rock, ghost in Wilson Hall, etc.). In general, reflects the viewpoints of a young woman attending JMU during the 1990s
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Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
  • other
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded in the dormitory room of Lauren Webb in Wampler Hall, JMU, on March 25, 1996
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. 7-4a - 7-4b.
Label
Oral history interview with Lauren Webb, interviewed by Monica Malinowski, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Stack copy: TRANSCRIPT AND BACKGROUND PAPER ONLY
  • Complete transcription of tape available
  • Summary of interview setting included
  • Also known as: A social history of student life at JMU: an oral history
  • Forms part of James Madison University : A Social history of student life, an oral history project. For a synopsis/background information on the project, see bibliographic record for: James Madison University : Social history of student life [background paper]. Part of an oral history project / Monica Malinowski (OCLC record 36854568). For details on individual interviews, all conducted by Monica Malinowski, see bibliographic records for the following: Oral history interview [sound recording] / Mary Spitzer Etter. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Caroline Marshall. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Robert Bernard Pritchard
Accompanying material
1 transcription (42 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
36870769
Dimensions
1/8 in.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
2 sound cassette (ca. 85 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
1 7/8 ips
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
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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