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2013 July 29

Avakian, Arlene Voski

Arlene Avakian: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Arlene Avakian, founder and former Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; women, Black student activism on campus and influence on her ideas of women's studies; women and welfare; difficulties establishing women's studies at UMass; Armenian identity; research and writing on food.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2019 Aug. 26

Varner, James

James Varner: oral history with Harold D. Weaver

Southwest Harbor (Me.) - Interview with James Varner, President and CEO of the Maine Human Rights Coalition, and a long-time member of the Orono Monthly Meeting. In this interview, Varner discusses his early life and influences growing up in New Jersey, attending the University of Maine, his interracial marriage; conflict in the Orono Monthly Meeting over racist disrespect; and the significance of the Quaker t... more

Quakers of Color International Archive

2019 Aug. 26

Weaver, Harold D.

Harold D. Weaver: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Southwest Harbor (Me.) - Interview with Harold D. Weaver, scholar of USSR-Black-world relations; African students in the USSR; the Cold War; transnational cultural relations; African Americans in the Soviet Union; and the lives of prominent artist-activists Paul Robeson and Ousmane Semben. Raised in a family of educators affiliated with Historically Black Colleges and educated at the Westtown School, Haverford... more

Quakers of Color International Archive