McPherson, Clara 2015-11-17

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This interview features Clara McPherson. McPherson discusses growing up in Roscoe and attending Texas Tech. McPherson majored in home economics and returned to Texas Tech to teach in the department. McPherson discusses her career as a professor and the changes in the home economics department over the years.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Clara McPherson

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: November 17, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:27:44 (1 hour 27 minutes)


Family and background; College aspirations; School; Texas Tech; Influential teachers and favorite courses; Graduate school and getting married; Teaching and career at Texas Tech; Restaurant management and Skyview; The Qualias; Notable students and faculty; Home management house; Changes in the program

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digitial

Recording Format Notes: CD copy available in reading room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace

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