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    • Interview recording: John D. Murray, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-04-23)
      Interview of: John D. Murray, DVM, Class of 1939. Interview Date: December 3, 2007. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • Interview recording: Harry J. Fallon, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-04-23)
      Interview of Harry J. Fallon, DVM. Class of 1938. Interview Date: December 18, 2007. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • A biography of and interview with Harry J. Fallon 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-04)
      Raised during the Depression in the Catskill Mountain area of New York, Harry Feldman was one of nine Jews, mostly from New York City, who matriculated in the veterinary Class of 1938 at Cornell University. He changed his ...
    • A biography of and interview with John D. Murray 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-05)
      Unable to afford a medical school education during the Depression, John Murray aspired to a career in veterinary medicine. He credited his acceptance into Cornell in 1935 as a life-changing event, and never waivered from ...
    • Interview recording: Andrew M. Draper, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-11)
      Interview of Andrew Draper, DVM. Class of 1938. Interview date: March 6, 2009. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • A biography of and interview with Andrew M. Draper 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-11)
      With his background in agriculture, Andrew Draper anticipated a long career working with dairy cattle when he graduated from Cornell's veterinary program in 1938. He worked for two years in New Jersey in the new field of ...
    • Interview recording: Albert P. Pontick, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-21)
      Interview of Albert P. Pontick, DVM, Class of 1939. Interview Date: April 2, 2008. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • Interview recording: John P. Ayres, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-21)
      Interview of John P. Ayres, DVM, Class of 1939. Interview Date: December 11, 2007. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • A biography of and interview with Albert P. Pontick 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-05-21)
      Dr. Albert Pontick owes his interest in veterinary medicine to the encouragement of his brother-in-law and anatomy instructor, Malcolm E. Miller. Raised on a struggling farm on Long Island during the Depression, Pontick ...
    • A biography of and interview with John P. Ayres 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-03)
      Dr. John Ayres was raised on a small farm in southern New York State during the Depression. While a veterinary student at Cornell, he worked several jobs to pay for his education. During his final two years, he saved ...
    • Interview recording: Lawrence T. Waitz, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-05)
      Interview of Lawrence T. Waitz, DVM. Class of 1931. Interview Date: October 9, 2007. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • Interview recording: Joseph J. Merenda, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-05)
      Interview of Joseph J. Merenda, DVM. Class of 1934. Interview Date: August 2, 2007. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • Interview recording: Robert Ferber, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-05)
      Interview of Robert Ferber, DVM. Class of 1939. Interview Date: November 7, 2007. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • A biography of and interview with Joseph J. Merenda 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-05)
      Entering Cornell in 1930 and graduating at the height of the Depression, Dr. Joseph Merenda anticipated a career in large animal medicine. However, he unexpectedly secured a job with the renowned New York City veterinarian, ...
    • A biography of and interview with Robert Ferber 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-05)
      The son of immigrants who settled in New York City, Robert Ferber graduated from Cornell in 1939 and established one of the first small animal hospitals on Long Island. His brother, son, and grandson all followed in his ...
    • A biography of and interview with Lawrence T. Waitz 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-06-05)
      Matriculating at Cornell University at age 16, Lawrence Waitz completed his DVM degree too young to qualify for licensure in New York State. He spent the intervening months before his 21st birthday supplementing his formal ...
    • Interview recording about: Isidor I. Sprecker, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-08-06)
      Interview with Mrs. Sylvia Sprecker about Isidor I. Sprecker, DVM, Class of 1939. Interview Date: January 22, 2008. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • Interview recording: Mark R. Crandall, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-08-06)
      Interview of Mark R. Crandall, DVM, Class of 1939. Interview Date: May 28, 2008. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.
    • A biography of and interview with Mark R. Crandall 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-08-06)
      Mark Crandall was the second veterinarian in his family. Unlike his brother, James, who entered Cornell out of high school and received his DVM in 1931, Mark spent three years at Syracuse University before entering Cornell ...
    • Interview recording: Clifford H. and Gilbert F. Hoppenstedt 

      Smith, Donald F. (2009-08-11)
      Interview of Clifford H. Hoppenstedt DVM, Class of 1935, and Gilbert F. Hoppenstedt VMD. Interview Date: February 9, 2009. Interviewer: Donald F. Smith, DVM, Austin O. Hooey Dean Emeritus.