A study of multigenerational meanings family members attach to the 1937 New London, Texas school explosion
Stroud, Jamie Littlefield
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The purpose of this qualitative study was to discover and describe through individual interviews the experiences across generations of family members of those who died in the New London School Explosion of 1937. This study attempted to identify and examine emerging themes and patterns relating to the explosion in these respective families. Specifically, the participants in this study were family members of those who died in the explosion. The study examined the findings through phenomenological and Bowen Family Systems Theory perspectives. The participants in this study were asked for their voluntary participation via a letter from the London Museum curator. The participants in this study were interviewed in face-to-face interviews and via telephone interviews.