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Mowen, Howard A. (Howard Alden), 1922-2009



  • Existence: 1922 - 2009

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Oral history interview with Margaret Perry and Monique Coyne, April 22, 1990

 File — Box: 1-OralHist, Object: 17
Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with WMU alumnae Margaret Perry and Monique Coyne, née Jako, conducted by Alan Brown on April 22, 1990. Both women attended Western in the early 1950s. They discuss college life, campus jobs, classes and professors, French Club and its sponsors Frances Noble and Marion Tamin, and the Colophon Club, for students studying librarianship. Margaret received her bachelor’s degree in 1954, Monique in 1955.

Dates: April 22, 1990

Oral history interview with William Combs, November 17, 1989

 File — Box: 1-OralHist, Object: 15
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with William “Bill” Combs, Professor of English at Western Michigan University, conducted and recorded by Lew Carlson on November 17, 1989 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Bill discusses the racial tensions on campus in the 1960s and the take-over of the student union by black students following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. He then talks about his involvement in the AAUP following it’s certification and various contract negotiations in the 1970s and 1980s. Bill’s...
Dates: November 17, 1989

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  • Type: Archival Object X
  • Subject: College students, Black -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo X

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Western Michigan College -- History 2
Western Michigan University -- History 2
Women college students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
American Association of University Professors. Western Michigan University Chapter -- History 1
Collective bargaining -- College employees 1