Dr. Catherine Allen served as president of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (AAHPER) from 1964 to 1965. The Association is now the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). Dr. Allen received an Alliance Honor award in 1957 and in 1970 was awarded the Luther Halsey Gulick Medal. She was recipient of the R. Tait McKenzie Award in 1980.
This project is an oral history of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance retired leaders: Alliance presidents and national award recipients. This interview is with Dr. Catherine Louise Allen, on August 25, 1989 in Brookline, Massachusetts. Interviewers are Allys Swanson, Associate Professor of Physical Education at the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Sharon Van Oteghen, Professor of Health and Sport Sciences at University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Swanson, Allys and Van Oteghen, Sharon L., "Oral History of Retired American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) Leaders: Presidents and/or National Award Recipients Interview with Dr. Catherine Louise Allen" (1989). Exercise & Sport Science Faculty Scholarship. 5.