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Oral history interview with Charles L. Brown, 2007 Mar. 28

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TitleOral history interview with Charles L. Brown, 2007 Mar. 28
IntervieweeBrown, Charles Leonard, 1920-
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0607018
Date RecordedMarch 28, 2007
Abstract of InterviewBorn in Ranger, Texas and attended school there. Father was superintendent for an oil drilling company. After receiving Bachelors Degree from Rice University, came to Purdue for graduate work and remained on the Faculty in the School of Mechanical Engineering. Recounts teaching during World War II, influx of returning veterans wanted to catch up, campus life during and after World War II and research on a type of machine gun used in bombers [airplanes]. In retirement, traveled and camped with his wife and continues to enjoy getting together with his children and participating in Lafayette activities. The Browns still belong to the same Gourmet Club after more than thirty years.
SubjectsBrown, Charles Leonard, 1920- --Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
World War, 1939-1945
Bombers
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration47 min., 8 sec.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6tx3ddq
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