Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Fuller, Milton

  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Fuller, Milton
  • Fuller, Milton, Interviewee
  • Masters, David, Interviewer
  • 4 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer(s):David Masters(6/22/1978).
  • TRACKS:Mr. Fuller arrives here in Gloucester in 1922 - a principal at 22 years of age -- The enumeration of schools in Gloucester that Mr. Full headed -- Littleton, Mass. Experiences as a school teacher -- Educational changes -- Expenditures in education -- Mrs. Fuller's views of hat attracts a teacher to education -- Some interesting ideas on modern materialism and its relationship to teaching -- Interest in music -- Basics can be taught harmoniously along with frills -- Emphasis on the individual -- I hope teachers are as dedicated as they once were -- A progressive educator? Yes, in many respects -- Most youngsters have the capability of being good citizens -- Two Gloucester boys who are now in President Carter's administration -- Affection and esteem from his fellow teachers. He spent an entire summer changing the system -- A constant attempt to reduce classroom size in Gloucester -- Give me a good teacher, who has some understanding of youngsters and has an interest and love for them .. she isn't going to have any trouble -- A teacher celebrates her 98th birthday - I would like to do it again -- Would not want to accept changes in school codes.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • 06-22-1978
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library


Fuller, Milton, Interviewee and Masters, David, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Fuller, Milton,” Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Mass., accessed January 26, 2021,


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