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Dr. C.R. Cassity's Oral History

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Title

Dr. C.R. Cassity's Oral History

Subject

Dr. C.R. Cassity
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
Mathematics
Millikin University
family life
childhood
Westinghouse
New York City
tunnel under the Hudson River
Orange, NJ
electrical contracting business
first streetlights in Decatur
St. Paul, MN
cathedral
farming
one-room country school
algebra
geometry
University of Michigan
Michigan State
University of Illinois
Masters Degree
Ph.D
American Mathematical Society
teaching
Environmental Research Corporation
General Electric computer department
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Army Security Agency
music
Community Concert Association
publication
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Red Cross
changes to Decatur
Chief Signal Officer of the Army
Adelia Sinkov
William F. Friedman
Elizabeth Smith
cryptanalysis

Description

This is the oral history of Dr. C.R. Cassity. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on May 19, 1989. The interview includes his family and career in mathematics.

Creator

Interviewee: Dr. C.R. Cassity
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Dr. C.R. Cassity

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

May 19, 1989

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

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Relation

Millikin University
Chief Signal Officer of the Army

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH67

Coverage

oral history, recording, Dr. C.R. Cassity, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Dr. C.R. Cassity

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

50:50

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown