Oral history interview with Jim Swiggett and Tom Martin, 2018

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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0:00 - Interview introduction

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Partial Transcript: My name is Brittany Hedrick and today is Thursday, June 28, 2018.

0:22 - Biographical and early education information

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Partial Transcript: Now, Jim, I'd like to start the interview off by asking you about your childhood.

3:09 - College years and first jobs after

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Partial Transcript: So what did you do after high school?

Keywords: Allen Jay High School; High Point College; Physical education; Seagrove High School; teaching

7:59 - Graduate school at UNCG and the beginning of the Men's Basketball team

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Partial Transcript: Jim, why don't you tell us about what brought you to UNCG?

Keywords: Basketball; Dr. Frank Pleasants; Ethel Martus Lawther; Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (HPERD), School of; Rosenthal Gymnasium

13:23 - Early years of the Men's Basketball team

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Partial Transcript: And I think, I, somehow managed to find about all the students that had played high school basketball that were students at UNCG.

Keywords: Basketball; Campus culture; Coeducation; funding; Spartan mascot

24:52 - Advocates of the Men's Basketball team

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Partial Transcript: Well, speaking of advocates, so who were some other advocates of the Men's Basketball team?

Keywords: Dr. Dave Knight; Dr. Walter Pewterbough; James S. Ferguson; William Moran

27:05 - Particulars about travel for basketball

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Partial Transcript: Well, I wanted to talk a little about some of the particulars about the basketball team.

Keywords: basketball; Charlie Cole

35:08 - Swiggett's Pond

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Partial Transcript: We need to tell them that we had a pond.

36:14 - Skiing, Women's Basketball, and Golf

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Partial Transcript: I want to tell you one interesting story.

Keywords: Dr. Rosemary McGee; Golf; Lynne Agee; Women's Basketball

40:52 - Awards, honors, and accomplishments

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Partial Transcript: Are there any, um, were there any special rewards you received?

Keywords: basketball

45:05 - Retirement and work at UNCG after basketball

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Partial Transcript: When did you retire form UNCG?

47:11 - Impact and meaning of UNCG

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Partial Transcript: I'd like to us you what UNCG means to you and how has it impacted and affected your life?

Keywords: John Wooden

52:08 - Future of UNCG and Academic advising

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Partial Transcript: My last question for you. I'm not sure how relevant it will be for you.

Keywords: Adivising

58:28 - Interview conclusion