Goergen, Dr. William part 1(tape #26 side b)

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Tape stock length: 60 min

Running Time: 30 min


Dr. Goergen talks about his childhood in Danbury, focusing mainly on school. He spends a great deal of time reminiscing about WCSU which was known as the Danbury Normal School when he attended kindergarten there in 1916.
Label Contents: 12/6/1976



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Friel, Jack


Goergen, Dr. William


Running Time: 30 min

Time Summary

0-10 Min: M.D. in orthopedics; Danbury local; streets around WCSU being renamed; most of the land that now makes up WCSU was a playground/park prior to the school's expansion; trolley system in Danbury; Old Main housed a kindergarten as part of the Danbury Normal School

10-20 Min: WCSU as Danbury Normal School enrollment numbers in 1916; activities Dr. Goergen remembers from being a kindergarten student at WCSU;

20-30 Min: various primary schools in Danbury and how they were funded;


Friel, Jack -- interviewer. “Goergen, Dr. William part 1(tape #26 side b).” Jack Friel University History Collection, MS004. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 14 Nov. 2019.


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