Interview with Mary Etta McManus, Class of 1948

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McManus, Mary Etta “Marietta” (Edwards), 1925-

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Oral history interview with Illinois State Normal University alumnus Mary Etta McManus, Class of 1948. The interview was conducted on October 29, 1983, by Sandi Cupples of the Student Alumni Council.

McManus remembers the hardships she experienced attending university during World War II. Because of rationing, she says, “we just had to go without.” She also discusses the two campus-wide literary societies, Wrightonia and Philadelphia, and the football rivalry between ISNU in Normal and Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.

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10-29-1983

Interview with Mary Etta McManus, Class of 1948

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