Patti O'Keefe, Salt Lake City, Utah : an interview by Fred Buchanan
No.327, Patti O'Keefe
Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Buchanan, Frederick Stewart
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Transcript (117 pages) of interview by Fred Buchanan with Patti O'Keefe on October 24, 1990. This interview is no. 327 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape nos. U-1280 and U-1281
O'Keefe details her genealogy and recalls her childhood and education in parochial schools. She also discusses her education at the University of Utah, her student teaching experience, and her years in the public school system. Other topics include inner-city schools, teaching methods, curriculum, the Utah Education Association (UEA), Don Thomas, John Bennion, school faculty and administrations, the "Mormon Question" at the University of Utah, Mormon culture and influences in the educational system, and the changing roles of teachers and administrators. Interviewer: Fred Buchanan