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Oral history interview with Sarah Johnson, 2008 Nov. 19

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TitleOral history interview with Sarah Johnson, 2008 Nov. 19
IntervieweeJohnson, Sarah
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0809056(Johnson)
Date RecordedNovember 19, 2008
Abstract of InterviewSarah C. Johnson is the Director of Dining Services for the Purdue University Residences and was born in southern Indiana. She was raised by an Uncle and Aunt in West Lafayette where she attended grade and high school. A graduate of Purdue University in 1969, she then completed a dietetic internship at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics along with earning a Masters from the University of Iowa in Nutrition, with emphasis on Administration Dietetics. She returned to Purdue in 1971 and was Food Supervisor in the University Residence halls, advnaing up the ransk to become Director of Dining Services for the University Residences. Johnson was a member of the Residence Halls master plan in the 1990s which led ot the opening of Dining Courts and closing some of the dining facilities in the residence halls such as Tarkington. The newest one to open was Wiley Dining Court before Sarah retired in December 2008. The recipient of many awards Purdue Alumni Association Special Boilermaker Award in 2000; Food and Nutrition Hall of Fame in 2005 and National Association of College and University Food Service Midwest Region Distinguished Service Award in March 2008.
SubjectsJohnson, Sarah--Interviews
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration40 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6h70dw5
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