Strout, Dr and Mrs Alan 1973, 1979
The Strouts discuss their experiences as members of the early Texas Tech University faculty. They also reminisce about Lubbock in the 1930s and their trips abroad.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Dr. and Mrs. Alan Strout
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: June 29, 1973; May 7, 1979
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Jeff Townsend and Bobby Weaver
Length: 2 hours 10 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Gives background,
Born in New York (1895),
Taught college English for 50 years,
Teaching experiences recounted,
Discussion of Texas Tech University,
Attends Unitarian Fellowship in Lubbock,
Describes liberals at Tech,
Presidents of Texas Tech listed,
Publications accounted for,
Notes effects of World War II on Texas Tech,
Outlines events after World War II,
Comments on English Department policies.
Tape 1, Side 2: Discussion of English Department (continued),
Tells about personal experiences,
Has enjoyed opportunities for world travel.
Tape 2, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas (1928),
Texas Tech University,
Texas Tech University (again),
Dr. Jim Granbery, Social Science,
Firing of employees.
Tape 2, Side 2: Dr. Granbery (continued),
Dr. Byron Abernathy,
Clifford B. Jones,
University influence on Lubbock,
Tape 3, Side 1: Movies,
Mrs. Mary Strout,
Dr. Alan Strout,
Texas Tech job acquired,
Works Projects Administration,
Sangre de Cristo Mountains, New Mexico.
Tape 3, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1895-1979
Bulk Dates: 1928-1979
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Recording Format Notes:
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