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2019 June 29

Zaru, Jean, 1940-

Jean Zaru: oral history with Max Carter

Ramallah (Palestine) - Interview with Palestinian Quaker Jean Zaru, a proponent of non-violent resistance, a founding member of Sabeel, the Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center in Jerusalem, and co-founder of the Friends International Center in Ramallah.

Black Quaker Project Collection

2018 Dec. 19

Chea, Rowun

Roeun Chea: oral history with Lily Tang, Richmond Amoako, Noelle McManus, Mae Humphreville, Christine Yao

Amherst (Mass.) - 50-year-old Roeun Chea is an art and math intervention teacher at Springfield Public School. Born in Cambodia, he was forced into a concentration camp under the reign of the Khmer Rouge, where he remained for three years. After spending another three years in a refugee camp, he resettled with a foster family in Western Massachusetts. Though excited and grateful for the new opportunities presented to h... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection

2018 Dec. 13

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history with Peter Kleeman

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Evans, about her experiences on campus as student from 1964-1968, as a UMass assistant area coordinator of Orchard Hill in 1969, and her life as a teacher, academic, and activist, especially in relation to African American communities. Evans came to UMass from Medford, Mass., recalls being one of six people of color on campus... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Dec. 3

Kamps, Kevin

Card from Kevin Kamps to Harvey Wasserman

Kalamazoo (Mich.) - Wishing him a happy Hanukkah, sending along some treats from some of Kamp's anti-nuclear mentors, Dale and Amy Anderson, and recalling an anti-nuclear event at Western Michigan University in March 1993.

Harvey Wasserman Papers

2018 Nov. 27

Griffin, Cheryl

Cheryl Griffin oral history with Peter Kleeman

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Griffin, about her experiences on campus during 1965-1969, and her life as a lawyer and early education teacher. Griffin came to UMass from Boston, and lived in Van Meter dorm all four years on campus. She was active in the black student social and policical scenes, and in the African-American Student Union, where she served ... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Nov. 27

Griffin, Cheryl

Cheryl Griffin oral history with Peter Kleeman

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Conclusion of interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Griffin, who was an undergraduate student from 1965-1969, looking through and reading parts of the 1965 UMass yearbook, the Index. See murg050_9-i002 for oral history interview with Griffin.

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Nov. 27

Anderson, Anita

Anita Anderson oral history with Matthew Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass student, Anita Anderson, about her experiences on campus during 1968-1970, and her life as a musician and activist. Born in Springfield, Mass., Anderson came to UMass through her connection to Outward Bound and on a scholarship from the UMass Committee for the Collegiate Education of Black Students (CCEBS). She was a part of the black student com... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Nov. 24

Gautam, Bhuwan

Bhuwan Gautam: interview with Anshul Bhargava

Springfield (Mass.) - Bhuwan Gautam was born in Bhutan and became a refugee at the age of seven. He lived in the Timai refugee camp in Eastern Nepal for fifteen years before resettling in the United States in 2008. Mr. Gautam worked as a behavioral specialist at a community health center for two years and has over five years of experience working with refugee resettlement. Mr. Gautam also serves as a co-investigator with t... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection

2018 Nov. 24

Do, Phuong

Phuong Do: oral history with Hamza Mustafa, Li Chen, Adria Stephens, Hannah Wang, and Samantha Klein

Springfield (Mass.) - Phuong Do is a self-described daughter, wife, mother, and social worker. Her job allows her to be involved with the Vietnamese/American Community as a mental health counselor, using her bilingualism to extend healthcare to Vietnamese/Americans in the area. Her immigration to the U.S. was marked by difficulty, especially with the language barrier and cultural assimilation, which are struggles that pers... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection