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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Dr. Lola Green, longtime teacher and English professor at Texas Tech, describes her career, including her experiences at Tech.
MAIN ENTRY: Green, Lola B.
DATE OF INTERVIEW: May 8, 1973
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Jeff Townsend
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour, 40 minutes
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: Gives background information
Born in Brownwood, Texas (1907)
Schooling experiences described
Mother tutored her for awhile
Went to public school in Arkansas
Discusses her parents and grandparents
Experiences with education after high school graduation
Comments on college education
Attended Texas Tech
Teaching experiences accounted for
Remembers Texas Tech when she was a student
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO Student-teacher relationship at Texas Tech recalled
Lists clubs belonged to as a student
Learning experiences at Texas Tech recounted
Reviews teaching career
Degrees finished during summer months at Tech
Notes problems during World War II
Position as principal taken at Sundown, Texas
TAPE TWO, SIDE ONE: Took job as dean of girls in Sundown
Became instructor of English at Texas Tech (1946)

Worked on doctorate at University of Texas
Students encountered at Texas Tech described
Discusses Texas Tech University
Publications listed
Talks about work at Texas Tech
Comments on new certification program
Given position of director of English education
Committees served on noted

TAPE TWO, SIDE TWO: Recalls work of committees
Split between humanities and technical schools noticed
Concerned about too much specialization in
knowledge
Explains problems with English and foreign students
RANGE DATES: 1907-1973
BULK DATES: 1925-1973

 

     
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