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Activate the audio recording in the embedded player above. A transcript that Mrs. McGowan edited for clarity is available for download above and to the right. Two photographs are available at the links below.


Anne Weston McGowan graduated with a BA in English in 1976. She moved to Bloomington-Normal when her husband James joined the English Department faculty in 1969. Anne is a former Board member of the community organization Ecology Action Center (founded in 1971 and called Operation Recycle). She remains active in that and other community organizations.


Education | United States History

McGowan_Anne_James.jpg (1413 kB)
Taken on the day of the interview, May 3, 2013

McGowan family 1969.jpg (128 kB)
Polaroid of the McGowan family taken before they moved from New Jersey to IWU