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In his April 25, 1980 interview with Jeff Clark, Walter Roberts shares his experience as the chair of the Music Department and a faculty member during the Great Depression. Roberts discusses morale on campus and how the University remained fairly unaffected by change. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
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Great Depression, Faculty and Staff
Great Depression, Artist Series, Chair of Music Department, Fringe Benefits, Free Tuition, Effects on Staff, Budget Cuts, Students' Attitudes, Culture and Entertainment
Roberts, Walter B., "Interview with Walter B. Roberts" (1980). Winthrop University Oral History Program. OH 090.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Faculty, Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- History, Music teachers -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, College department heads -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Depressions 1929, College students -- Attitudes, College teachers -- Attitudes, College teachers -- Social life and customs