Oral Histories

Interview of Jean Trapnell

Member of the Family School Alliance of the UCLA University Elementary School (UES).
The Parents' View of UES
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA University Elementary School
Nunis, Doyce B. Jr
Trapnell, Jean
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Membership in Family School Alliance of University Elementary School (UES), UCLA; struggle with Los Angeles City School Board and conservative elements in community to preserve UES; election of Eleanor Allen to school board; UES evicted from Warner Avenue location, 1945; relocation on UCLA campus; community attacks on progressive education; support for Corinne Seeds's methods at UES; Family School Alliance relations with UCLA School of Education; Jesse A. Bond; Edwin A. Lee; use of temporary buildings in new location; campaign for permanent buildings for UCLA site; role of Edward A. Dickson; David Noyes; John W. Caughey; university administrators Clarence A. Dykstra and Robert Gordon Sproul; dealing with California legislature; Harold K. Levering; Joseph C. Shell.