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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Walter A. Hill

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Engineer Walter A. Hill was born on August 9, 1946 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Hill's academic performance in high school earned him a scholarship to attend Lake Forest College in Illinois where he received his B.S. degree in chemistry in 1968. Hill went on to earn his M.S. degree in soil chemistry at the University of Arizona in 1973, and his Ph.D. degree in agronomy and environmental chemistry from the University of Illinois College of Agriculture in 1978. Upon receiving his M.A. degree in chemistry, Hill spent several years teaching chemistry and general science in the Chicago Public School system. In 1980, Hill moved to Alabama to teach soil science at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University). In 2012, Hill was appointed as the dean of the College of Agriculture, Environment & Nutrition Sciences at Tuskegee University. In 2001, he received an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, Lake Forest College.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
206 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Walter A. Hill
Walter A. Hill
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Tuskegee, Alabama 2012 December 15.
Description
1 online resource (7 video files (3 hr., 25 min., 33 sec.)) : sound, color
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