2018 Aug. 11
Roselle (N.J.) - Oral history of 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 campu... more
2018 Nov. 12
Jaquith, Wayne T.
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Wayne Jaquith, where he discusses his work with Physicians for Social Responsibility as Executive Director, starting in the late 1970s. Includes his work with Helen Caldicott and collaborating with other peace organizations.
2018 Nov. 13
McLemore, Leslie Burl
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst graduate student, Leslie Burl McLemore, about his experiences on campus 1966-1970 as a doctoral student in the Government (now Political Science) department, and his life as a professor and activist. McLemore grew up in Mississippi and was active in the civil rights movement as an undergraduate at Rust College, and during his years earning a ... more
2018 Nov. 27
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
2018 Nov. 27
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.
2018 Dec. 13
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
2019 June 29
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Interview with Joan Countryman, the first African American graduate of Germantown Friends School, longtime teacher of mathematics and head of academic planning there, lecturer at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, and co-founder of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership School for Girls in South Africa. Countryman discusses living in Philadelphia, her own religious gro... more
2019 June 29
Zaru, Jean, 1940-
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.
2019 Aug. 6
Condori Mamani, Emma
Castelton (Vt.) - Interview with Bolivian Quaker, Emma Condori Mamani about her spiritual journey. Born into an Aymara family in the highlands of Bolivia, Condori Mamani witnessed her parents and siblings become convinced Friends until she too became convinced at 14 while working in La Paz. A member of Santidad Amigos Yearly Meeting, she has been particularly involved in education, Friends' religious ed... more
2019 Aug. 6
Castelton (Vt.) - Interview with Kenyan Quaker, Dancan Sabwa. Born into a Quaker family in Kaimosi, Kenya, Sabwa discusses Kenyan Quakerism (evangelical), religious education, family, and his own spiritual growth.