Oral Histories

Interview of Arthur Gould

Deputy superintendent of the Los Angeles City School District.
Subtitle:
Forty Years in Education in Southern California (1904-1944)
Topic:
Education
Interviewer:
Schippers, Donald J.
Interviewee:
Gould, Arthur
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Abstract:
Early career in San Diego secondary schools; founding San Diego Junior College; thirty-six years as deputy superintendent of Los Angeles City Schools, 1918-44; Los Angeles school curriculum; various Los Angeles Boards of Education with different political positions; participation in Eight-Year Study of Progressive Education Association; prob-lems in relations between high schools and universities; federal aid to education; pressure groups in education; acceleration in schools; university extension work; teaching University of California classes in education, psychology, and law; value of organizational activities.