OH 408-021: Gordon Browder, retired professor and chair of the Sociology Department – The University of Montana arrived in Missoula in 1947 after teaching at the University of Florida. Browder discusses the early days of the Department of Sociology, the population of the student body after World War II, and research interests within the department. Browder also discusses the hippie generation on campus, student uprisings, and how the University of Montana was somewhat shielded from extreme uprisings going on around the country in the mid-twentieth century. He describes his tenure on the Bolle Committee and Sociology Department changes including curriculums and classes taught over the years.
University of Montana, Gordon Browder
University of Montana Oral History Project OH-408, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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oh 408-21.mp3; OH408-021.pdf
Browder, Gordon, "Gordon Browder interview" (2006). University of Montana Oral History Project. 17.