Isham, Dr. Charlotte part 1 (tape #22 side b)

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Tape stock length: 60 min

Running Time: 30 min


Dr. Isham talks about how she came to have three degrees from the same school, her various teaching jobs around the state, and how she first came to be employed by WCSU.
Label Contents: 11/10/1976



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Friel, Jack


Isham, Dr. Charlotte


Running Time: 30 min

Time Summary

0-10 Min: reviewing Dr. Isham's degrees; she got a two year degree from Danbury Normal School, as well as a three year degree and finally a bachelor's degree from Danbury State Teachers College; born in Woodbury; talks of her parents running a impromptu boarding house and Dr. Haas offering her a job as a house mother at WCSU;

10-20 Min: there was an interim dorm while Fairfield Hall was being built; the social life of the dorm life in the Danbury Normal School;

20-30 Min: Dr. Isham's time as president of the athletic association, as well as being on the basketball and softball team; her various teaching jobs in between getting her degrees, making $1000 a year in 1935 teaching in Harwinton, CT


Friel, Jack -- interviewer. “Isham, Dr. Charlotte part 1 (tape #22 side b).” Jack Friel University History Collection, MS004. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 14 Nov. 2019.


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