Depressions -- 1929
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Baer, Rosemary Faris (Class of 1934), June 3, 1994
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.
Berry, Eleanor (Class of 1932), July 5, 1989
Brackett, Mary Williams (Class of 1936, trustee), January 30, 1975
Craig, Lois (Class of 1937), June 6, 1993
Ells-Crane, Ruth Brown (Class of 1934), June 4, 1994
1 interview with Ruth Mercer (Brown) Ells-Crane, Middlebury College Class of 1934. During the interview, Ells-Crane discusses the Mountain Club; why she came to Middlebury; President Moody; life at Middlebury for women; environmental issues; war; Depression; sororities and fraternities; academics; life after Middlebury; motion pictures in the 1930s; travel and Alaska; family; and the future of Middlebury College.
Fiske, Jane Howard (Class of 1939), March 10, 1975
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.
Legee love letters, 1930-1934
Five holograph letters sent between August 17, 1930 and November 18, 1934, by "Legee" to Ann Wild, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The letters, sent from various locations, describe the travels and activities of a traveling glass company salesman, and are an example of Depression-era love letters.
McCoy, Louise Hubbard (Class of 1936), June 1, 1996
Murray, Gertrude Bittle (Class of 1939), June 4, 1994
1 interview with Gertrude (Bittle) Murray, Middlebury College Class of 1939. During the interview, Murray discusses the Theatre major; the Weybridge playhouse; American literature; Professor Reginald L. Cook; debate team; Dean Ross; Depression; passion puddle; active political awareness; and the closeness of the college community.