Difference between revisions of "Strehli, Alfred Bell 1973-07-13"

From SWC Oral History Collection
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 61: Line 61:
[[Category: Needs Review ]]
[[Category: Needs Review ]]  [[Category: SWC Interviews]] [[category: 1970s]] [[category: Texas Tech]] [[Category: World War II]] [[Category: Lubbock, Texas]] [[category: Higher Education]]

Latest revision as of 14:57, 21 August 2019

Alfred Bell Strehli, a Spanish professor at Texas Tech, discusses his career at the university and the growth of its Foreign Language Department.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alfred Bell Strehli

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 13, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Gives background, Born: Cincinnati, Ohio (1902), Parents and grandparents remembered, Tells about schooling in West Virginia, Attended Ohio State University, Describes teaching experiences, Years at Texas A & M noted, Compares A & M to Texas Tech, Language departments discussed, Comments on emphasis of technological aspects at Texas Tech, Recalls early administrators, Employed in Department of Foreign Language, Encouraged in research by department head, World War II effects on Texas Tech reviewed.

Tape 1, Side 2: World War II effects (continued), Changes in teaching languages recalled, More languages added to curriculum, Remembers faculty controversy, Lists committees served on, Spanish-speaking students mentioned, Impressions of Education School given.

Range Dates: 1902-1973

Bulk Dates: 1922-1973

Access Information

Original Recording Format:

Recording Format Notes:


Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.