History of the University
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Dr. Williams came to the College of Mines to start the Journalism Department in 1940; Mrs. Williams came to the College of Mines in 1939 to teach Music.
Summary of Interview
The beginning of the Music Department at the College ,of M1ines and musical programs presented; development of the Journal ism Department; how Mr. and Mrs. Williams met; faculty gatherings; the effect of World War II on the campus; the development of the Mass Communications Department; anecdotes concerning student publications; Dr. Williams' responsibilities as Dean of Students; pranks; the name change; recommendations for the future of UTEP.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 5 minutes
Length of Transcript
Interview with Jackie Williams and Judson Williams by Rebecca Craver, 1984, "Interview no. 684," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.