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Oral history interview with Larry Cargnino, 2007 Sept. 13

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TitleOral history interview with Larry Cargnino, 2007 Sept. 13
IntervieweeCargnino, Lawrence T.
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708014
Date RecordedSeptember 13, 2007
Abstract of InterviewLarry Cargnino was born in Virden Illinois and came to Purdue in 1945 when the School of Aeronautics had been approved by the Board of Trustees and his First Task was to prepare curricula for both the Air Transportation and Aeronautical Engineering programs. Prior to coming to Purdue he worked at Ford School, Willow Run Michigan and Boeing in Seattle. A view of campus life in the 1940s and 1950s is described. He continued involvement in the Air Transportation program until its termination in the Fall of 1955. Cargnino remained on the Faculty in the Aero School and was one of the co-authors of the Book One small step: the history of aerospace engineering at Purdue University.
SubjectsCargnino, Lawrence T.--Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Aeronautical engineers
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, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6q23z9f
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