Garner, Dorothy T 1973-05-15

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Mrs. Dorothy Garner discusses her work as Coordinator of Women's Residence Halls at Texas Tech since 1956.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dorothy T. Garner

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Date: May 15, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information given, Education summarized, Came to Texas Tech in 1956 in charge of women's residence halls, Duties outlined, Discusses various dormitories, Explains administration of freshman halls, Changes in women's curfews described, Majority of students now and urban area,s Outlines functions of the Resident Assistants, Counselor system reviewed, Comments on visitation policy.

Tape 1, Side 2: Work as Coordinator of Women's Residence Halls discussed further, Gives reasons for changes in visitation and curfew policies, Handling of complaints through the years, Lack of space was a problem in 1956 and 1957, Changes in policy governing living off campus mentioned, Work with other administrators recalled, Describes changes in students government of dorms, Experienced problems with pets in the dorms, Lack of vandalism in the halls emphasized, Cites advantages of not having separate sorority houses, Community spirit on campus was stronger in earlier years.

Range Dates: 1956-1973

Bulk Dates: 1956-1957

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