Emily Jones Flowers, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Everett L. Cooley
No.360, Emily Jones Flowers
Flowers, Emily Jones
Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Cooley, Everett L.
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Flowers, Emily Jones--Interviews; University of Utah. Department of Biology
Transcript (107 pages) of interview by Everett L. Cooley with Emily Jones Flowers on November 26-December 10, 1991. This interview is no. 360 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape nos U-1421 and U-1422;.
In a 1991 interview with Everett L. Cooley, Emily Flowers (b. 1907) recalls her vagabond childhood, settling in Salt Lake--her mother teaching at Rowland Hall, her father--superintendent, Rosenblatt Steel Co. She briefly describes her education, short career as a high school science teacher, her courtship with Seville Flowers, their life together, and her later work at the Marriott Library. The bulk of the interview has to do with Seville's career, 1930s-1960s Dept. of Biology, University of Utah.