Bonnie E. Cone oral history interview 20, 1988 April 19
In this fifteenth of a series of interviews conducted by Dr. Ed Perzel (former Chair of the Department of History and Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNC Charlotte), Bonnie Cone begins by discussing her class reunion at Coker College and her involvement as an alumna. She briefly recalls her first vote for president of the United States and the effects of the Great Depression as well as behavioral guidelines that were in place for public school teachers in that era. Ms. Cone describes her fundraising efforts for UNC Charlotte, including methods of raising support for the university, the creation of Friends of UNCC, and specific donors, such as Alice Tate, Sanford Davenport, and Harry Dalton. She concludes the interview by commenting on building her house near the UNC Charlotte campus and expressing her enjoyment of living there.