Community and college
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
1 interview with Edith Cartmell Benedict (Class of 1926) by Deborah Clifford. Edith '26 discusses why she chose Middlebury for two years; living at home off campus; isolation; decline of town gown relations; Eleanor Ross; Middlebury's gender segregation; Home Economics classes; dress code; changes in the new generations of students; Middlebury strictness; and students' bad behavior.
1 interview with Eleanor S. (Bliss) Heurtley, Class of 1959, by Natalie Norman. During the interview, Heurtley discusses the chemistry major; family legacy; women at college; sororities; the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; political passivity; the status of women; single parenting; alumni activities; and changes at the College.
Includes audio and text files containing interviews, interview transcripts, planning documents, to-do lists, training documents, and outreach materials.
1 interview with Jane Howard Fiske (Class of 1939) by Deborah Clifford. Fiske discusses prohibition; having students living with her family; President Moody; coeducation; careers for women after graduation; town gown relations; V12; UVM; leaving college to get married; the Great Depression; student jobs; Professor Richard Brown; Eleanor Ross; restrictions on women; living off campus; and compulsory chapel.
1 interview with Wendell F. Forbes, Middlebury College class of 1951. During the interview, Forbes discusses his graduating class, sports, professional and minor league baseball, his coaching career at Middlebury, football, hockey, golf, baseball, scholar-athletes, as well as the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.
1 interview with Louise Gove Hawkins, Middlebury College Class of 1940, with Joice Pangalila at Hawkins' 55th reuintion. Hawkins discusses how she found out about Middlebury; what she liked about Middlebury; starting her family; Mountain club; compulsory chapel; biology department; President Moody; town-gown relations; Battell Cottage; student activities; and World War II.
1 interview with Joseph Kasper. Kasper discusses faculty-student relations; Storrs Lee; student council; Mr. Hepburn; how he wanted to leave college to work; how he came back to Middlebury; Professor Stevens; Jewish discrimination; religious diversity; socio-economic breakdown; President Moody; Elbert Cole; Trustees; growth of the student body; town gown relations; World War I; hazing; pranking; his college roommate; Harvard; and President Stratton.
1 interview with Chandler Armstrong Potter, Middlebury College Professor of Drama. During the interview, Potter discusses education and the Theatre department; comparisons of fine arts and academic programs; and the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.
1 interview with Jim Ross, Class of 1951 and Middlebury College Business Manager. During the interview, Ross discusses the role of a business manager at a small college, the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont, as well as the College's physical expansion.
1 interview with Roth W. Tall, Jr. (Class of 1965). Interviewed by Deborah Clifford, Roth Tall discusses civil rights; possible violence on campus; MLK; Malcom X; Kennedy assassination; President Stratton; White christian fraternities exclusion of Blacks and Jews; sororities; volunteer work; athletics; South/north tension; Armstrong's crisis; activism; curfews for women; town gown relations