Oral Histories

Interview of Evelyn Woodroof Field

UCLA Student Leaders: Evelyn Woodroof Field
UCLA Student Leaders of the 1920s and '30s
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA Student Leaders
Gist, David P.
Field, Evelyn Woodroof
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
Interviews in this series document the experiences and activities of student leaders at UCLA beginning in 1919, when the institution was named University of California, Southern Branch, and moving forward into the 1930s. This series was funded in part by Associated Students UCLA (ASUCLA).
Childhood in Texas; moving to Orange County, California; high school education; entering University of California, Southern Branch; Ernest Carroll Moore; development of fraternities and sororities; decision to major in physical education; joining Delta Delta Delta sorority; Agathai, Prytanean, and other student organizations; graduate work at Teachers College, Columbia University; music and dance classes with John Cage; Ruth Atkinson; medical and health issues in physical education; budgetary constraints in women's sports; serving on Southern Branch student council; runs for student body vice president; Earl J. Miller; Stephen W. Cunningham; relation of Berkeley and Southern Branch campuses; choosing women's gym uniforms; compiling school songbook; moving to Westwood campus; purchasing lots for fraternity and sorority houses; campaigning for the Westwood campus bond initiative; the Daily Bruin; Edward A. Dickson; the Janss Investment Company; Campbell's Book Store; Hell's Bells controversy; instructor at Mills College and Los Angeles City College.