Smith, Mrs Wilmer 1976-07-01
Mrs. Smith discusses her accomplishments as a teacher and civic leader, her thoughts on Texas Tech and Texas A & M, and certain aspects of the Boards of Regents of both universities. She concludes with the changing role of women in education.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Mrs. Wilmer Smith
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: July 01, 1976
Location: New Home, Texas
Interviewer: Mike Hooks
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Early history,
Attended Texas Technological College (1930s),
Texas Tech described (1930s),
Teaching career (1942-1947),
Texas Home Demonstration Association,
Associated Country Women of the World,
Goals of Texas Home Demonstration Association,
Associated Country Women of the World (again),
Goals of Texas Home Demonstration Association.
Tape 1, Side 2: Knapp Poster Award (1968),
Texas Woman of the Year (1961),
Distinguished Alumna of Texas Tech (1972),
Board of Regents, Texas A & M University (1973),
Responsibilities of board members,
Relationship toward Texas A & M and Texas Tech,
Against combining Texas A & M’s and Texas Tech’s Board of Regents.
Tape 2, Side 1: Cooperation among universities,
Women at Texas A & M University,
Women at other universities,
Ranching Heritage Center.
Tape 2, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1930s-1976
Bulk Dates: 1930s-1973
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