CHARM Oral History Transcript Collection

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Oral history; Interview conducted with Joe Thomas Cardwell, conducted on July 30, 2002 at Mitchell Memorial Library, Mississippi State University. Cardwell, an MSU dairy chemist and dairy foods processing technologist, was born in Vernon, Texas in 1922 and grew up on a cotton farm. He graduated from Odell High School and then went to work for Texas Tech University, where he also received his B.S. and M.S. degrees. He completed PhD in Animal Science and Food Science and Techology at North Carolina State University. He came to Mississippi State University in 1952 where he was involved in teaching, research and extension work in dairy manufacturing, which including working in the cheese plant. Cardwell also helped develop the graduate program through the Doctor of Philosophy degree. He also worked as a USDA dairy products grader and inspector and as an organoleptologist (taster) for food products developed at MSU. He was a member of the American Dairy Science Association Southern Section from which he received the Honor Award, and also received a number of awards for outstanding teaching. After retirement, he served as a volunteer tour guide for the MSU Edam cheese operation.

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Publication Date

7-30-2002

Time Period

2000-2009

Geographic Location

Starkville (Miss.)

Object Type

text

Format (original)

document: 26 p.

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

Joe Cardwell Oral History.pdf

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, University Archives Division, CHARM Oral History Collection, Folder: Cardwell, Joe

Repository

University Archives

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Interview with Joe Cardwell

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