Interview with Bette Jane Otto, Class of 1963

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Otto, Bette Jane (Irwin)

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Oral history interview with Illinois State Normal University alumnus Bette Jane Otto, Class of 1963. The interview was conducted on October 29, 1983, by Diane Lane, member of the Student Alumni Council.

Otto discusses dorm life at ISNU, including the strict curfew in effect for women students, the annual inter-hall stunt show, and watching the Cuban Missile Crisis unfold with her classmates in the lounge. She describes the early 60s as a “growing period” when enrollment doubled and restrictions were relaxed.

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10-29-1983

Interview with Bette Jane Otto, Class of 1963

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