McClain, Meredith 2016-04-12

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This interview features retired Texas Tech German professor Dr. Meredith McClain. McClain discusses her family background, growing up in Georgetown, Texas, and her time studying German and flute. McClain talks about traveling abroad, getting her doctorate at the University of Texas, and coming to Texas Tech as a professor.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Meredith McClain

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: April 12, 2016

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Elissa Stroman

Length: 02:21:16 (2 hours 21 minutes)


Georgetown and early life; Mother and Father; Parents meet and get married; Flute; High school; Austria; Returning to Austin; Tom, California, and working in a restaurant; Finishing the dissertation and coming to Texas Tech; Dancing; About mother; Church involvement and viewpoint on religion; Members of the family; Will Kelly; Growing up in Georgetown; First experiences with German; Music competitions and auditions; Life experiences, dating, living alone

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: CD copy available on dspace

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace

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