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Dr Varney Clyde Arnspiger
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Birth: May 13, 1896
Howe
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1971
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Dr Arnspiger made the first audio-visual films for classroom use in 1929, while a director of research and production for Electrical Research Products Inc in New York.
He was director of general studies at ETSU from 1955 until his retirement in 1966. He was the author of several books, and seven elementary readers based on the "human values system" of education. In 1958 he was selected as one of 100 leading educators of this century.
A native of Grayson County, he attended Austin College in Sherman and was graduated from TCU in 1917. He continued his studies while principal and superintendent of schools in Drumright, Oklahoma. He later attended the University of Chicago and Columbia University, where he received his MA in 1931 and his PhD in 1933. In 1953 he received an honorary LLD from Austin College.
He taught audio-visual education at Columbia and served as executive vice-president of Encyclopedia Britannica Films before joining the ETSU faculty.
Dr. Arnspiger's most recent work was with students of the International University of the United States in San Diego. CA and Steamboat Springs, CO.
Burial will be in Rosemound Cemetery, Commerce, Texas. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William David Arnspiger (1871 - 1957)
  Lorenza Pearl McCoy Arnspiger (1878 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Fay Arnspiger (1896 - 1986)*
 
 Sibling:
  Varney Clyde Arnspiger (1896 - 1971)
  Mary Jane Arnspiger Potts (1904 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosemound Cemetery
Commerce
Hunt County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: B Short
Record added: Mar 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86226689
Dr Varney Clyde Arnspiger
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Dr Varney Clyde Arnspiger
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