Great Depression; Missouri State University; Southwest Missouri State College; Ozark Jubilee (Television program); Square dancing; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Soldiers; Education; Universities and colleges
Nevada (Mo.); El Dorado Springs (Mo.); Springfield (Mo.); Nashville (Tenn.); Denver (Colo.)
Interview with Tom and Helen Stevens by MSU Dean of Library Services Tom Peters. Interview took place at the Stevens' home in Columbia, Missouri, on August 12, 2016.
Topics discussed include the area of Nevada and El Dorado Springs in Missouri; moving to California during the Great Depression; Springfield, Missouri; Missouri State University; square dancing and MSU's Promenaders; L.D. Keller; Professor Florence Baker Bugg; Nashville, Tennessee; Ozark Jubilee show and Red Foley; Half-A-Hill area of Springfield, Missouri; the Jewel Theater, Shrine Mosque, and College Inn in Springfield; MSU's ROTC; donating blood; being in Europe with the military and doing drill exhibitions (Germany, Belgium) including a lion; MSU's library and Academic Hall (Carrington Hall); Fitzsimons Army Hospital near Denver, Colorado, during the Vietnam War; the cost of going to MSU; Professor James Shannon and Dean James Bane; and Promenaders John Tillman and Jim Molder.
Stevens, Helen, 1933-; Stevens, Tom, 1932-
Peters, Thomas A., 1957-
1 streaming video (1 hour, 18 min., 18 sec.): Ozarks Voices Oral History Projects (M 78)
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