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Title:Oral History - Curt McKay
Author(s):Stilling, Timothy
Subject(s):oral history, university of illinois, Curt McKay, LGBT Resource Center, LGBT
Abstract:Curt McKay went to college in Rockford and taught there before going to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to do graduate work in Library and Information Sciences in 1988. He went on to serve the school in various capacities including Assistant Dean of the library school and Director of the LGBT Resource Center. In this oral history he recalls different events and discusses more generally LGBT history on campus during his time there. He provides the enlightening perspective of someone actively involved on campus.
Issue Date:2012-02
Course / Semester:Fall 2012; History 396B Oral History; Mireya Loza, Instructor
Genre:Sound Recording (oral)
Type:Audio
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/42607
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-03-11


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