Lee D. Pigott's Interview #1

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Title

Lee D. Pigott's Interview #1

Subject

Lee D. Pigott
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
Decatur, IL
Decatur High School
Principal
childhood
Murphysboro, IL
Ada Holtwick Caudle Pigott
Lee Decatur Pigott
car repair man
Mobile and Ohio shop
ice wagon
Logan School
quitting school
working
room and board
Methodist Church
young people's group
McKendree College Academy
high school diploma
AB degree
machinist's trade
Dr. Cameron Harmon
John Harmon Jr.
Lebanon, IL
Pfeifer
wheat harvest crews
Antoinette County, KS
Gaither farm
threshing rig
Mr. Jones
farm hand
Cy Gentry
basketball coach
Missouri Wesleyan College
preaching
naval aviation
Kansas City, MO
aviation mechanic
Great Lakes Naval Academy
influenza epidemic
Jessie Crowder
railroad YMCA
Pines Community Center
Millikin University
Little 19 Basketball Tournament
cabinet making
Industrial education
Superintendent Engleman
machine shop
Roosevelt Junior High School
Carpenters' Union
Pekin Starch Works
C.F. Carmichael
woodworking
Gastman School
Durfee School
manual training
principal of Durfee School
Wabash Railroad Strike
Mrs. Emanual Rosenberg
physical education supervisor
Miss Thursta Lux
Palmer Method Penmanship
Ku Klux Klan
Third United Brethren Church
Oke Summers
janitor problems
truancy
boys' club
Malleable Iron Company office
fathers' club
mothers' club
corporal punishment
paddle
Centennial Junior High School
principal
Torrence Park
gymnasium
Daughters of American Veterans of Civil War
flag pole
Woodrow Wilson Junior High School
Illinois Junior High School Association
Decatur Kiwanis Club
R.S.W. McDavid
George Shannon
Christmas program
Christopher Wren tower
Charles Lee
aluminum scrap drive
Decatur High School
North Central Association
Decatur Board of Education
"growth pattern"
superintendent
"Old Clothes Day"
counseling departments
counselors
vocational work
part-time distributive education
building trade
vocational drafting
vocational electricity
vocational cabinet making
vocational sheet and metal
vocational building trades
vocational automobile mechanics
diversified occupations
distributive education
Kintner Gym
forced retirement
Dr. Lloyd Trump
Ford Foundation
staff utilization

Description

This is the oral history of Lee D. Pigott. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 30, 1978. The interview includes his youth and his teaching career.

Creator

Interviewee: Lee D. Pigott
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Lee D. Pigott

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

January 30 1978

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

Decatur Public Schools

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH83

Coverage

oral history, recording, Lee D. Pigott, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Lee D. Pigott

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

42:05
39:09
34:15
9:41

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

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Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Lee D. Pigott Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “Lee D. Pigott's Interview #1,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 1, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/4999.