Oral History:

Interview#: OH006
Interviewee: Don Krider
Interviewer: Barbara Ditman
Date: 06/11/2010
Location: Shaw Historical Library
Length: 1:03:21
Subjects: Oregon Technical Institute, WWII, Career, Ranching

Time Index
0:00-2:15 Introduction/Name/Background
0:00-2:15 Military Service: Navy WWII
4:30-9:25 Post-WWII in Klamath Falls; education and early career; Klamath Production Credit Association
9:30-12:25 OTI memories; first basketball team
12:30-14:15 Dr. Winston Purvine
14:30-21:10 General memories of Oregon Vocational School
21:10-22:12 Old Campus vs. new Campus
22:12-23:55 GI Bill® and women on campus
24:00-27:15 People; places; events; general memories
27:20-30:18 WWII memories; Navy; Pacific Theatre
30:20-35:20 Career highlights and the nature of credit/finance work in the 1950s
35:25-36:18 Golfing
36:20-38:23 Brief anecdote; Bill Kitt; local ranchers
38:25-41:15 Oregon Vocational School Catalog of Courses; campus buildings/layout
41:20-45:30 On being a member of the first class, July 15th 1947
45:35-51:35 Important life lessons from learned from OVS college experience and the Navy
Tape 2  
0:00-11:46 Retirement from Klamath Production Association


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