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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.  
  
 
==General Interview Information==
 
==General Interview Information==
  
'''Interviewee Name:'''
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'''Interviewee Name:''' Leonard and Marily Weiner
  
 
'''Additional Parties Recorded:'''
 
'''Additional Parties Recorded:'''
  
'''Date:'''  
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'''Date:''' September 22, 2006
  
'''Location:'''
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'''Location:'''Lubbock, TX
  
'''Interviewer:'''
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'''Interviewer:''' David Marshall
  
'''Length:'''
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'''Length:''' 02:49:46 (2 hours, 49 minutes)
  
  
 
==Abstract==
 
==Abstract==
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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
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Jobs he held,
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Anti-Semitism,
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Changed names to get jobs,
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Mexican-American population,
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Aircraft instrument specialist school ,
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Located at Chanute Field,
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Del Rio Posting (continued),
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Navigation runs,
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Details of a memorable trip,
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Guardhouse punishment,
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Post-war,
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Discharged from Army Air Corp,
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Jobs,
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Financial situation,
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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,
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Appliance Park experience,
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Educational Background (Continued),
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Transferred to Illinois Institute of Technology,
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Grades,
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National Science Foundation fellowship,
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Involvement with computers,
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Nature of work at IBM,
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Educational Background (Continued),
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Graduate school hunt,
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MANIAC computer,
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Professors at Northwestern University,
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Michigan State University,
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Assistant professor ,
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Student housing,
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Duties and responsibilities,
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Moving to Lubbock,
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Didn’t get tenure at MSU,
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Lubbock visit,
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Part of the Math Department,
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Starting the Computer Science program,
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Courses similar to MSU,
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Equipment,
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Faculty in the math department,
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Moving the program to engineering,
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Computer Science department,
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Labs,
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Issues,
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Memories of the faculty,
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Marilyn’s recollections,
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enrolled in the graduate program,
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She taught undergraduate courses,
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Accomplishments,
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Good placement,
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Social work,
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Teaching computers to senior citizen,
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Opened two centers,
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Material used by others,
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Talks about his children,
  
'''Tape 1, Side 1:'''
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'''Range Dates:''' 1924-present
  
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'''Tape 1, Side 2:'''
 
 
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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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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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