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Clyde Helm Oral History

Clyde Helm was a member of the Class of 1937. He earned a State Legislative Scholarship and took a degree in General Business. Clyde worked as a janitor at night, and attended to…

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Jack Foersterling Oral History

Frederick Jack Foesterling graduated in 1937 with a degree in Political Science. While a student, Jack joined ROTC and the Theta Xi fraternity. Later, he earned a JD from Valparaiso …

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Franklin Allen Oral History

Franklin Allen was a member of the Class of 1937. He joined the Farmhouse fraternity and was the Senior Editor of the Illinois Agriculturalist. Franklin felt the strain of the Great Depression…

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Erma Scott Bridgewater

Erma Scott Bridgewater was a member of the Class of 1937. She joined the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. Erma said she experienced discrimination as an African-American student. Also, Erma said…

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Merle Boren Oral History

Merle Boren grew up in Champaign in the boarding house that his family operated and lived in. He studied Business, graduated in 1937, and pursued graduate studies at the University. Merle…

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Austin Dyson Oral History

Austin Dyson was a member of the Class of 1937. He studied Electrical Engineering, and he was a member of ROTC. Austin said his family had a hard time during the Great Depression. In fact,…

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David Hubbard Oral History

David Hubbard was a member of the Class of 1937. He grew up on a farm and earned a BS in Agriculture. He also took a teaching certificate and completed some graduate coursework. David…

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Carl Milburn Oral History

Carl Milburn was a member of the Class of 1937. He majored in Economics and earned minors in Philosophy and Sociology. Carl joined the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, and he was active in the…

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