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Harvey Caldwell

About the Interviewee: 
Faculty Dept of Agricultural Economics OAC. Director OAC Diploma Program

Harvey Caldwell graduated from the OAC in 1951. In the interview, he talks of the life of his grandparents and parents as well as his early years in the Ottawa area. He taught public school during the war years before entering OAC in the fall of 1946 but, after the first year, took a year off to help on the home farm. He joined the OAC Agricultural Economics Department in 1952, took leave to get his PhD from Oregon State and returned to OAC in 1956.

During his career at the OAC, he was responsible for the Farm Management Programme for a few years and for the Diploma Programme for 11 years. He served as Chair of the Department of Extension Education for 10 years. He speaks at length of his experiences in each of these positions.

Grad Year: 
College : 
Interview Date: 
E. Brubaker
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340099