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Language Education -- French

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Baer, Rosemary Faris (Class of 1934), June 3, 1994

Identifier: MOH88
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Rosemary Faris Baer, Middlebury College Class of 1934. During the interview, Baer discusses the French major; Professor Stephen Freeman; Depression; sororities and fraternities; Bread Loaf, student apathy; and the spiritual beauty of the country.

Dates: June 3, 1994

Berry, Eleanor (Class of 1932), July 5, 1989

Identifier: MOH61
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Eleanor Berry, Class of 1932. Static starts at 15 - 22 minutes and throughout the interview. Berry discusses how she was accepted into Middlebury; restrictions on women; student organizations; foreign language department; French; Chateau; Greek; Theatre; Dr. Cook; the English department; guest speakers; President Moody; Eleanor Ross; Board of Trustees; Forest Hall; the Great Depression; World War II; President Stratton's drinking problem; student social life; fraternities;...
Dates: July 5, 1989

Dunsmoor, Natalie H. (Class of 1935), June 3, 1995

Identifier: MOH103
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Natalie H. Dunsmoor, Middlebury College Class of 1935, by Joice Pangalila at Dunsmoor's 60th reunion. Dunsmoor discusses reunions; why she went to Middlebury; her academic challenges; Mountain club; Alumni college; the Moodys; winter carnival; scholarships; working as a waitress; what she did in her free time; sociology trips; being a teacher; Chateau; French; customs and traditions; tea dances; formals; sororities; sigma kappa; tennis; Dr. Reginald Cook; co-ed dorms;...
Dates: June 3, 1995

Eriksson, Peggy (Class of 1942), June 24, 1993

Identifier: MOH81
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Peggy Eriksson, Middlebury College class of 1942. During the interview, Eriksson discusses married women at Middlebury; chapel and choir; being married by President Moody; why she chose Middlebury College; the French major; military service; turmoil under President Stratton; racial issues; petitions and protests; and committee reports.

Dates: June 24, 1993

Freeman Family archives

Identifier: C-79
Abstract Spanning 130 years in the history of four families, the Freeman Family Archives traces the ancestry, education and professional career of Dr. Stephen A. Freeman, culminating in his pivotal role at Middlebury College. Photographs, letters and documents illuminate Freeman’s ancestors as well as those of his wife, Ruth Hayden Freeman, and allow for a comparative study of four middle-class families (Freeman, Reed, Hayden, and Smith) from the late 19th to mid-20th centuries. The archive also...
Dates: 1870 - 2000

Freeman, Stephen (Director, Summer Language Schools), July 12, 1996

Identifier: MOH123
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Stephen Freeman, Director of the Language Schools and Clara Yu, Vice President for Languages. Freeman discusses how he got a job in the French department; how language schools started; the language pledge; development of SLS; Italian School; Breadloaf; World War II; President Moody; President Stratton; the origin of study abroad; trying to start new programs abroad; Masters programs at Middlebury; Language lab; designing sunderland; women at Middlebury; Eleanor Ross; growth...
Dates: July 12, 1996

Freeman, Stephen (President, faculty), August 12, 1987

Identifier: MOH53
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Stephen A. Freeman, Middlebury College Professor of French, Vice President, Acting President, and Director of the Language Schools, by David Stameshkin. The interview was conducted in the basement of the library. Freeman discusses Harvard; the French department; President Moody; Chateau; Brown University; salary; his publications; being President of the American Association of Teachers of French; qualifications of the faculty; sabbatical; life in the Chateau; French parties;...
Dates: August 12, 1987

French Summer School scrapbooks, 1930-1980s

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F6
Scope and Contents

French Summer Language School scrapbooks from 1930 to the 1980s.

Dates: 1930-1980s

Hamlin, Talbot (Class of 1940), June 3, 1995

Identifier: MOH105
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Talbot F. Hamlin, Middlebury College Class of 1940, by Joice Pangalila at reunion. Hamlin discusses why he came to Middlebury; Hepburn; transporation by train; Middlebury accepted more men than women applicants; no cars allowed on campus; compulsory chapel; contemporary civilization; Charlotte Moody; glee club; choir; athletics; Music department; French department; Dr. Freeman; course requirements; geology; psychology; his work in publishing; his work with aptitude testing;...
Dates: June 3, 1995

Hunt, Amy May (Class of 1924), and Carolyn Julia Griffith (Class of 1924), June 4, 1994

Identifier: MOH90
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Amy May (Hunt) Meek and Carolyn Julia (Griffith) Tarbell, Middlebury College Class of 1924. During the interview, Meek and Tarbell discuss being born in Vermont; student social life; academics; American literature; Meek's experience as a math major; Tarbell's experience as a Latin and French major; the desire for normalcy after the war; student social unity; official Lake Dunmore excursions; their teaching careers; desire for greater study of contemporary issues; admiration...
Dates: June 4, 1994

Jourlait, Daniel (Director, French School), July 8, 1996

Identifier: MOH119
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Daniel Jourlait, Director of the French School. Jourlait discusses the DML; the kinds of students the French school attracts; technology used in the French school; hiring faculty; the language pledge; French stereotypes; United States-France relations; history of France; reputation of SLS; diversifying faculty; summer program for teachers; Battell hall; and duties of the director.

Dates: July 8, 1996

Language Schools scrapbooks, 1920-2015

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: F6
Scope and Contents

Approximately 37 Summer Language School scrapbooks, primarily containing photographs of the French Schoool, with some Spanish and Italian School. Also included is one Language School Centennial scrapbook, produced in 2015, containing documents, posters, postcards, and buttons.

Dates: 1920-2015

McCoy, Louise Hubbard (Class of 1936), June 1, 1996

Identifier: MOH117
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Louise (Hubbard) McCoy, Middlebury College Class of 1936, by Tom Alderman. During the interview, McCoy discusses her Rochester home; Depression; the French major; the music minor; living in the Chateau; her career; performing arts; her Sorbonne fellowship; acquaintances; her undergraduate experience; Middlebury/MIT affiliation; student social life; academics; her status as first in her class at Middlebury; family; post-graduate Middlebury relationships; Robert Frost; meeting...
Dates: June 1, 1996

Redonnet, Jean Claude. and P. Souque (Professors of French, French School), July 31, 1996

Identifier: MOH128
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Jean Claude Redonnet and Pierre Souque, Professors of French at the French School. Redonnet and Souque discussed what they like about the Middlebury community; French class sizes; their future jobs; the language pledge; why it is better to go to Middlebury than France; how demanding Language school is; graduate students; diplomacy; Language school alumni; how to teach French culture; the connection between culture and language; French media programs; tailoring the curriculum...
Dates: July 31, 1996