Samuel J. Sackett Folklore Collection
 

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Treva Decker

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Identifier

RT398_F666m_1958_07

Publication Date

7-1-1958

Description

An interview with James Richard Start regarding the history of FHSU and his experiences as a teacher at the Fort Hays Kansas State College.
00:00:25 - Early days of the college
00:05:53 - History of the location
00:08:08 - First teachers and Mr. Picken
00:10:31 - Anecdote about Chap Picken, son of President Picken
00:12:12 - History of campus buildings
00:16:47 - Model schools
00:17:34 - Mr. Picken
00:19:08 - Allowing dancing on campus
00:20:22 - Picken Auditorium
00:22:30 - Faculty
00:23:41 - Coliseum
00:27:16 - First athletic field
00:28:50 - Origins of the Quad and campanile
00:29:50 - History of the library
00:31:19 - Size of the student body
00:32:07 - Assemblies and songs
00:33:33 - Origin of the school song
00:35:16 - Lyceums and Literaries

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reel-to-reel audio and accompanying documentation

Subject

Teachers, Fort Hays State University

Rights

© Forsyth Library Special Collections, Fort Hays State University

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

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For questions contact ScholarsRepository@fhsu.edu

Language

eng

Interview with James Richard Start

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