Interviewee: John Roger Stemen, Professor of History, Gettysburg College
Interviewer: Michael J. Birkner, Benjamin Franklin Professor of the Liberal Arts & Professor of History, Gettysburg College
John Roger Stemen was interviewed on June 26, 2001 by Michael J. Birkner about his experiences before he became a professor of History at Gettysburg College. He discusses his childhood in Indiana and focuses on his undergraduate education at Yale University and his service in the photolithography unit in Korea. After the war he attended Indiana University and Johns Hopkins University, where he obtained his doctorate.
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Stemen, John R. and Birkner, Michael J., "Interview with John Roger Stemen, June 26, 2001" (2001). Oral Histories. 21.