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Fred L. Frechette Oral History

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Abstract: This interview was conducted as part of the College of William and Mary Oral History Project. Fred Frechette enrolled in William and Mary in 1942. After a year in the work-study program he was drafted into World War II but returned to campus in 1943. After graduating in 1946 he began working on the Alumni Gazette, but resigned when the alumni board voted to bar further articles on the football scandal of 1951. Fred became the Williamsburg reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch and was the president of the Richmond alumni chapter. From 1972 to 1975, he was a member of the Society of the Alumni Board of Directors.
Issued Date: 1976-06-15
Subjects: College of William and Mary--History--20th century
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
World War II--Work Study Program
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/5438
Citation: University Archives Oral History Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Description: The original manuscript transcript of this interview is available in University Archives Oral History Collection in the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The University Archives Oral History Collection consists of transcripts and recordings of oral history interviews conducted with College of William and Mary faculty, staff, alumni, and others connected to the College.

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