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Doyle, Roy

Abstract Roy Doyle was born and raised in Arizona, the son of a cotton farmer and a teacher. Roy’s father passed away when he was in the 6th grade leaving his mother to raise 3 boys and a daughter. Roy began his working career as a morning and evening paper boy for the Arizona Republic and the Gazette. After high school, he enrolled in what was then Arizona State Teachers College to pursue a degree in Education. His college career was interrupted by the war after the attack on Pearl Harbor. After the war, he returned to ASTC, along with his new bride, to complete his degree.

His first position after graduation was at the Madison School in Phoenix. During the summers, he attended the Teachers College at Columbia University where he earned his master... (more)
Table of Contents 1. Introduction @ 00:00:28
2. Growing up in Arizona @ 00:01:14
3. Arizona State Teachers College – Student years @ 00:07:00
a. Decision to Become a Teacher @ 00:08:52
b. Arizona State Teachers College in the 1940’s @ 00:09:40
c. His Participation in Sports @ 00:13:29
d. Long, Proud Line of Bull Dogs! @ 00:14:45
e. Pep Rallies and A Mountain @ 00:18:00
f. “Town Cats” – UofA Booster Group @ 00:20:00
g. Athletic Struggles with UofA @ 00:21:42
4. The War Years @ 00:23:50
5. After the War Living on Campus @ 00:27:26
6. First Teaching Position After Graduation @ 00:29:30
7. Graduate Work @ 00:30:25
8. Expansion of the University @ 00:31:24
9. Return to ASU @ 00:33:22
a. Name Change Initiative @ 00:33:35
b. Principal of the Payne... (more)
Created Date 2002-07-29
Contributor Stevenson, Pam (Interviewer) / Agave Productions (Contractor) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Departments / Education / Campuses / Tempe / History / Conflicts Promoting ASU / Name Change / People / Gammage, Grady / Buildings / Payne Training School / Farmer Building
Series Faculty, Education
Type Moving Image
Extent 64 minutes
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Citation Doyle, Roy. Interview. 29 July 2002. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents.
Note Pam Stevenson, Editor; Manny Garcia, Videographer; June Payne, Chair Video History Project.
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  Roy Doyle interview, 2002
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