Minnie Austin Snead Oral History Interview
Minnie Snead grew up in Boone on a farm off of Winkler’s Creek. She attended Appalachian Elementary and Appalachian High School before attending Appalachian State Teachers College in 1956. She graduated in 1960 with a Bachelor’s in Home Economics. She worked with Lucy Brock in the daycare all four years of her time here at Appalachian as well as participated in multiple club organizations. She married Bob Snead who is also a professor and administrator for the school. Together they have raised two children and continue to live in the Boone area.
Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.
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