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Oral history interview with David F Moses, 2007 June 29

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TitleOral history interview with David F Moses, 2007 June 29
IntervieweeMoses, David F.
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0607039(Moses)
Date RecordedJune 29, 2007
Abstract of InterviewBorn in Kendallville, Indiana, David Moses grew up near extended family. Participated in theater, sports, boy scouts; also worked at local dime store. Graduated from high school and left immediately for Purdue; worked as lifeguard that first summer. Lived one year in Cary Hall and three years in Hall "X" (Meredith). Majored in Trade and Industrial Education. During college years, involved in photography (for The Exponent), residence hall politics (Excalibur Club), Pershing Rifles with ROTC, etc. Graduated Purdue in 1955; got job on campus in Film Library through interest in photography. Discussion on the Film Library's movement to Stewart Center and involvement on campus. Moses became Film Librarian after about thirteen years as Assistant Film Librarian; in 1981 he became the Director of Undergraduate Library Services. Mention of MPATI (Midwest Program for Airborne Television Instruction) used before cable was available. Retired since June 1996. Discussed children and grandchildren; celebrated 50th anniversary July 7th, 2007.
SubjectsMoses, David F.--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Faculty
Librarians
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration46 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6br8r60
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