Dawson, G E 1968-06-22

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Mrs. Dawson, a retired schoolteacher, discusses her background and early career. She makes several comments on the Lubbock public schools, relating some specific data.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: G. E. Dawson

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Date: June 22, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John Abshire

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Swisher County Crops, Autobiographical material, Lubbock - 1928, Teaching, Pay during depression, Salary schedules, Average pay, Lubbock Senior High establishment, School superintendent, Salary cut, Listing of early schools, Ward Schools, Facilities, Tests, High School library, Autobiographical material, Vocational education Programs, Lubbock junior highs, Teaching, Establishment and construction, Curriculum

Tape 1, Side 2: Thompson, Hutchinson, Slaton Jr. High - 1948, New elementary schools, Improved curriculum, Reading program, Self-contained classroom, Grouping, Teacher turn-over, Brown v. Topeka Board of Education, Effects on Lubbock, Segregation by zoning, Changes, Wage scale, Class size, Curriculum, Vocational program

Range Dates: 1928-1948

Bulk Dates: 1928-1948

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