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1979

WGBY-TV (Television station : Springfield, Mass.)

UMass tower library closes and moves to temporary location

Amherst (Mass.) - From the WGBY Ten O'Clock News; reporting on the closing of the UMass-Amherst Tower Library (now W. E. B. Du Bois Library), due to structural issues. Interviews with Siegfried Feller, Assistant Library director, discussing the temporary move to Goodell Library, Jules Chametsky, Massachusetts Society of Professors union president, discussing the impact of the closing and Political ... more

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2014 Nov. 3

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Office of News and Media Relations

A long and winding road the legacy of the back-to-the-land communes of the 1960's

Amherst (Mass.) - Explores the nearly forty year history of some of Western New England's best known communes: Montague Farm and Wendell Farms nearby in Massachusetts, and Packer Corners and Tree Frog Farms in neighboring southern Vermont.

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2007 Oct. 30

W.E.B. Du Bois Library

Fifty years of radical activism an evening with Tom Hayden

Amherst (Mass.) - Tom Hayden discusses campus activism, the second U.S./Iraq War, patterns of social change in U.S. society, free speech, activism in the 1960s, imperialism, conservative backlash against liberal reforms and electoral politics. Part of the 2007 Special Collections and University Archives Social Change Colloquium.

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2007 Oct. 30

W.E.B. Du Bois Library

The sixties the way we really were

Amherst (Mass.) - A panel of speakers, from Smith and Koster's book "Time It Was: American Stories from the Sixties", discuss their experiences during the 1960's with the Vietnam War, the American Indian Movement, Woodstock, conscientious objection, volunteering for the Red Cross. Part of the 2007 Special Collections and University Archives Third Annual Colloquium. on Social Change.

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1994 Feb. 25

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Audio Visual Dept.

Ceremony for filing the last card and closing the catalog University Library, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Amherst (Mass.) - Ceremony celebrating the filing of the last card in the UMass Library card catalog for "Founding Farms: Portraits of five family farms" by Stan Sherer; demonstrating the online public access catalog.

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1992

University of Massachusetts at Amherst . Library . Audio Visual Dept.

UMass research library heart of a great university

Amherst (Mass.) - Discusses the role of a library at a research university as well as the specific work of the University of Massachusetts library.

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