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==Abstract==
 
==Abstract==
Personal information 00:00
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Personal information, Born in Chicago, Religious background, Neighborhood description, Unemployment reasons, Jobs, Pay and hours, Account of his work, Chicago, Antisemitism, Depression, Joining the Army Air Corps, Posting choices, Training at Concho Field, Formal school education, Childhood interest in mechanics, Dodge City, Kansas posting, Trips he took with his family, Insights on Dodge City military posting, Work schedule, Duties, Demotion, Discrimination issues, Prejudiced attitude, Reasons, Jews’ situation in Europe, Del Rio, Texas posting, Duties and responsibilities, Other recollections, Father’s childhood struggles
Born in Chicago
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Jobs he held,
Religious background
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Anti-Semitism,
Neighborhood description
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Changed names to get jobs,
Unemployment reasons
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Mexican-American population,
Jobs  
+
Aircraft instrument specialist school ,
Pay and hours  
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Located at Chanute Field,
Account of his work  
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Del Rio Posting (continued),
 +
Navigation runs,
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Details of a memorable trip,
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Guardhouse punishment,
 +
Post-war,
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Discharged from Army Air Corp,
 +
Jobs,
 +
Financial situation,
 +
Depression experiences,
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Working at father’s golf range,
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Post-war,
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Bill collector’s job,
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Worked for P. F.Collier Publishing Company,
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Getting into hotel business,
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Marriage,
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Education,
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Educational Background,
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Degree in engineering science ,
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Marilyn’s educational background,
 +
Appliance Park experience,
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Educational Background (Continued),
 +
Transferred to Illinois Institute of Technology,
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Grades,
 +
National Science Foundation fellowship,
 +
Involvement with computers,
 +
Nature of work at IBM,
 +
Educational Background (Continued),
 +
Graduate school hunt,
 +
MANIAC computer,
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Professors at Northwestern University,
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Michigan State University,
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Assistant professor ,
 +
Student housing,
 +
Duties and responsibilities,
 +
Moving to Lubbock,
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Didn’t get tenure at MSU,
 +
Lubbock visit,
 +
Part of the Math Department,
 +
Starting the Computer Science program,
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Courses similar to MSU,
 +
Equipment,
 +
Faculty in the math department,
 +
Moving the program to engineering,
 +
Computer Science department,
 +
Labs,
 +
Issues,
 +
Memories of the faculty,
 +
Marilyn’s recollections,
 +
enrolled in the graduate program,
 +
She taught undergraduate courses,
 +
Accomplishments,
 +
Good placement,
 +
Social work,
 +
Teaching computers to senior citizen,
 +
Opened two centers,
 +
Material used by others,
 +
Talks about his children,
  
Chicago 00:10
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'''Range Dates:''' 1924-present
Anti-Semitism
+
Depression
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Joining the Army Air Corps
 
Posting choices
 
Training at Concho Field
 
Formal school education
 
Childhood interest in mechanics
 
Dodge City, Kansas posting
 
 
Trips he took with his family 00:21
 
 
Insights on Dodge City military posting
 
Work schedule
 
Duties
 
Demotion
 
 
Discrimination issues 00:30
 
Redneck’s prejudiced attitude
 
Reasons
 
Jews’ situation in Europe
 
 
Del Rio, Texas posting
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
 
Other recollections 00:41
 
Father’s childhood struggles
 
Jobs he held
 
Anti-Semitism
 
Changed names to get jobs
 
Mexican-American population
 
 
Aircraft instrument specialist school 00:50
 
Located at Chanute Field
 
 
Del Rio Posting (continued)
 
Navigation runs
 
Details of a memorable trip
 
 
Guardhouse punishment
 
 
Post-war 01:00
 
Discharged from Army Air Corp
 
Jobs
 
 
Financial situation
 
Depression experiences
 
Working at father’s golf range
 
 
Post-war 1:10
 
Bill collector’s job
 
Worked for P. F.Collier Publishing Company
 
Getting into hotel business
 
Marriage
 
Education
 
 
Educational Background 1:20
 
Degree in engineering science
 
Marilyn’s educational background
 
Appliance Park experience
 
 
Educational Background (Continued) 1:30
 
Transferred to Illinois Institute of Technology
 
Grades
 
National Science Foundation fellowship
 
Involvement with computers
 
Nature of work at IBM
 
 
Educational Background (Continued) 1:40
 
Graduate school hunt
 
MANIAC computer
 
Professors at Northwestern University
 
 
Michigan State University 1:50
 
Assistant professor
 
Student housing
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
 
Moving to Lubbock 2:00
 
Didn’t get tenure at MSU
 
Lubbock visit
 
Part of the Math Department
 
 
Starting the Computer Science program 2:10
 
Courses similar to MSU
 
Equipment
 
Faculty in the math department
 
Moving the program to engineering
 
 
Computer Science department 2:20
 
Labs
 
Issues
 
Memories of the faculty
 
 
Marilyn’s recollections
 
enrolled in the graduate program
 
She taught undergraduate courses
 
 
Accomplishments 2:31
 
Good placement
 
 
Social work 2:40
 
Teaching computers to senior citizen
 
Opened two centers
 
Material used by others
 
 
Talks about his children
 
 
 
 
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==Access Information==
 
==Access Information==
  
'''Original Recording Format:'''
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'''Original Recording Format:''' born digital recording
  
'''Recording Format Notes:'''
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'''Recording Format Notes:''' access copy available in Reading Room
  
'''Transcript:'''
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'''Transcript:''' no
  
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==Links==
  
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Catalog record http://texastechuniversity.worldcat.org/title/leonard-and-marilyn-weiner-oral-history-interview/oclc/699533438?referer=br&ht=edition
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Dspace entry http://hdl.handle.net/10605/1405
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:46, 20 November 2018

Leonard Weiner talks about his life in Chicago, Illinois and then later coming to Texas Tech and starting the computer science program. Marilyn adds occasional comments.

Contents

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Leonard and Marily Weiner

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: September 22, 2006

Location:Lubbock, TX

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 02:49:46 (2 hours, 49 minutes)


Abstract

Personal information, Born in Chicago, Religious background, Neighborhood description, Unemployment reasons, Jobs, Pay and hours, Account of his work, Chicago, Antisemitism, Depression, Joining the Army Air Corps, Posting choices, Training at Concho Field, Formal school education, Childhood interest in mechanics, Dodge City, Kansas posting, Trips he took with his family, Insights on Dodge City military posting, Work schedule, Duties, Demotion, Discrimination issues, Prejudiced attitude, Reasons, Jews’ situation in Europe, Del Rio, Texas posting, Duties and responsibilities, Other recollections, Father’s childhood struggles Jobs he held, Anti-Semitism, Changed names to get jobs, Mexican-American population, Aircraft instrument specialist school , Located at Chanute Field, Del Rio Posting (continued), Navigation runs, Details of a memorable trip, Guardhouse punishment, Post-war, Discharged from Army Air Corp, Jobs, Financial situation, Depression experiences, Working at father’s golf range, Post-war, Bill collector’s job, Worked for P. F.Collier Publishing Company, Getting into hotel business, Marriage, Education, Educational Background, Degree in engineering science , Marilyn’s educational background, Appliance Park experience, Educational Background (Continued), Transferred to Illinois Institute of Technology, Grades, National Science Foundation fellowship, Involvement with computers, Nature of work at IBM, Educational Background (Continued), Graduate school hunt, MANIAC computer, Professors at Northwestern University, Michigan State University, Assistant professor , Student housing, Duties and responsibilities, Moving to Lubbock, Didn’t get tenure at MSU, Lubbock visit, Part of the Math Department, Starting the Computer Science program, Courses similar to MSU, Equipment, Faculty in the math department, Moving the program to engineering, Computer Science department, Labs, Issues, Memories of the faculty, Marilyn’s recollections, enrolled in the graduate program, She taught undergraduate courses, Accomplishments, Good placement, Social work, Teaching computers to senior citizen, Opened two centers, Material used by others, Talks about his children,

Range Dates: 1924-present


Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital recording

Recording Format Notes: access copy available in Reading Room

Transcript: no

Links

Catalog record http://texastechuniversity.worldcat.org/title/leonard-and-marilyn-weiner-oral-history-interview/oclc/699533438?referer=br&ht=edition Dspace entry http://hdl.handle.net/10605/1405


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