Williams, Nat 1971-08-22

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Nat Williams, former superintendent of Lubbock Independent School District, discusses the decision-making process in dress code policy formulation and the athletic departments’ exceptional circumstances in this area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Nat Williams

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 22, 1971

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Perry McWilliams

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Explains public schools’ relationship to the larger, society in terms of dress and grooming codes, Decision-making process in dress code policy reviewed, Cautious attitude toward rigid policy, Superintendent’s role in dress code policy-making discussed, Mentions the "most vocal element" of the public, Explores family-school relationship concerning the students, Athletic department authority in dress code policy formulation, Expresses attitude toward hair length, Coaches’ response to selective public mores examined, States attitude toward athletic educational policy and trends.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1960s-1971

Bulk Dates: 1960s-1971


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