Fish, Ernest 2017-06-29

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This interview features Ernest Fish, a former professor in the Department of Natural Resources Management at Texas Tech University. Ernest discusses his family background, influences in his life, service during the Vietnam war, and a project he guided his students on in Alaska.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ernest Fish

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 29, 2017

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:23:25 (1 hour 23 minutes)


Background information and Family history; Genealogical records he has found and kept; Early influences that helped him chose his career path; AP subjects in school; Cold War-era education; Boy Scouts; Active duty in Panama; His rank when he left active duty; The difficulty of moving up the ranks, and retirement; Working with the National Park Service in Alaska; Close encounters in Alaska

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace

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