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2014 Feb. 12

Wolff, Michael, 1927-

Michael Wolff: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Michael Wolff, Professor Emeritus in Department of English at UMass Amherst. Came to the US from London to teach at Indiana University (1955-1969), then recruited by Hayden White to UMass in 1970 while on a fellowship at Wesleyan. Study at Cambridge; military service; work in civil service; career in English.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1972 Feb.

Amherst College Black student takeover: student interviews

Amherst (Mass.) - Interviews with Amherst College students after Black takeover.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection

1968 Feb. 19

Drucker, Jeffrey

John W. Lederle (President, UMass Amherst) responds to questions at open meeting with school administration, Curry Hicks Cage, regarding protests against war in Vietnam

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of images of the mass student protests organized by the Ad Hoc Committee On Dow, a "theatrical approach" to protesting the Vietnam War and the use of napalm (see UMass Daily Collegian Feb. 14, 1968).

Jeffrey Drucker Photograph Collection

2008 Mar. 12

Palmieri, Nancy

Justice for Jason rally at UMass Amherst: protesters in support of Jason Vassell placing flowers in a chain link fence

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "UMass racial assault (AP)." The series depicts a rally on the UMass campus by students and staff (per attached metadata) "in support of Jason Vassell, a 23-year-old African-American UMass student who supporters say has been excessively charged following a Feb. 3 on-campus fight, in Amherst, Mass. Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Vassell faces a h... more

Nancy Palmieri Collection

2008 Mar. 12

Palmieri, Nancy

Justice for Jason rally at UMass Amherst: protesters outside the Student Union Building in support of Jason Vassell

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "UMass racial assault (AP)." The series depicts a rally on the UMass campus by students and staff (per attached metadata) "in support of Jason Vassell, a 23-year-old African-American UMass student who supporters say has been excessively charged following a Feb. 3 on-campus fight, in Amherst, Mass. Wednesday, March 12, 2008. Vassell faces a h... more

Nancy Palmieri Collection

2007 Nov. 15

Palmieri, Nancy

UMass student strike: strike organizer with a bullhorn, leading the march outside the Student Union building

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "UMass strike." In November 2007, graduate and undergraduate students at UMass Amherst waged a two-day strike that began with a gathering in the Student Union ballroom and culminated in a ninety minute occupation of Whitmore Hall. The strikers demanded a rollback in student fees, greater funding for diversity initiatives, the ouster ... more

Nancy Palmieri Collection

1968 Sept. 27

Drucker, Jeffrey

The Random Sample perform at a dance in Kennedy 5th lounge, UMass Amherst

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of images of campus life at UMass Amherst.

Jeffrey Drucker Photograph Collection

1966

University of Massachusetts Amherst

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