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Schaffer, Jeffrey


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hurricane Harvey Oral History Collection (HIST 5370: Oral History - Techniques and Practices, Fall 2017)

Identifier: Coll-236
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral histories recorded by students in HIST 5370: Oral History-Techniques and Practices taught by Dr. Laura Muñoz during fall semester 2017. The students interviewed people in the Corpus Christi area affected by Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast at Rockport in August 2017. Transcriptions are also available.

Oral History Interview with Miriam Beard, 2017-11-16

Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 37 minute 4 second oral history interview of Miriam (Mimi) Beard conducted by TAMU-CC student Jeffrey Schaffer. Mimi talks about learning about Hurricane Harvey days before landfall, evacuating with her family, how she decided to evacuate, and what it was like to return to Corpus Christi incuding surveying the condition of her apartment complex. She also talks about how her employer, Education Service Center Region 2, helped the most affected areas and their...