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Oral history interview with Margaret Ulrey Taylor, 2007 Feb. 20

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TitleOral history interview with Margaret Ulrey Taylor, 2007 Feb. 20
IntervieweeTaylor, Margaret Ulrey
InterviewerMorris, Sammie
Purdue ID NumberPOH0607030(Taylor)
Date RecordedFebruary 20, 2007
Abstract of InterviewOldest child, grew up in Piermont, Indiana. Sister to Teddy Andrews. Graduated from Rossville High School in 1936 near the end of the Great Depression. Family moved to West Lafayette in order for the children to attend Purdue.Worked as maid in home of Dean Potter for a year before entering Purdue into the "extremely well-rounded" program of home economics. Remembers relationships with the Potter family during time at Purdue. Member of Orchesis organization and Virginia C. Meredith Club for home economics. Met husband, Dr. William E. Taylor while at Purdue and discusses his Wyoming background. Margaret graduated in 1941, William in 1942; married in Jacksonville, Florida in 1943. Traveled with William as he shifted between Army posts as an enlisted man. Received master's degree in Human Family Relations in 1978 from Arizona State University while son attended for undergraduate. Returned to Purdue for husband to work on doctorate; Margaret worked at the library. After he recieved his doctorate in 1950, moved out West. Discussed state of former home in Lafayette and current lives of Margaret's sisters and family.
SubjectsTaylor, Margaret Ulrey--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Potter, A. A. (Andrey Abraham), b. 1882
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration47 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6gh9h0m
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