VT Stories Oral History with Gerald Miller, May 16, 2018 (Ms2016-015)

Title

VT Stories Oral History with Gerald Miller, May 16, 2018 (Ms2016-015)

Description

Gerald Miller grew up on a farm in Harrisonburg, Virginia. From an early age, he had responsibilities and schooling expectations drilled into him, which heavily guided his career. He attended Virginia Tech and graduated in 1965, majoring in Agronomy. In this interview, he talks about his time at Virginia Tech, including his infamous rat year and the German club. After graduating, he was assigned to Ft. Leonard Wood where he decided to get a master’s and PhD in soil science from Iowa State while in the military. Decades later, he still takes part in Virginia Tech through five year reunions and credits it with changing his life.

Date

Identifier

Ms2016-015_GeraldMiller

Interviewer

Ren Harman

Narrator

Gerald Miller

Location

Holtzman Alumni Center

Duration

01:24:23

Citation

“VT Stories Oral History with Gerald Miller, May 16, 2018 (Ms2016-015),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed February 26, 2024, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2016-015/Ms2016-015_GeraldMiller.