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2014 Jan. 17

Parker-Burns, Julian

Julian Parker-Burns: oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Skype video interview with UMass alumni Julian Parker-Burns in Kathmandu, Nepal. Parker-Burns discusses: his decision to attend UMass in the fall of 1988 as a theater major; the early history of the Butterfield dormitory; Butterfield artists-in-residence Donna Estabrooks, Terry Jenoure and Terry's husband Kamal; his decision to move into Butterfield in the fall of 1989; the rol... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Oct. 17

Cavanaugh, Phil

Phil Cavanaugh oral history with Rusty Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former chef-manager of Butterfield dormitory on life at UMass. Cavanaugh came to UMass in 1970s after high school and following work a period of time at Louis Foods in Amherst. Hard economic times when jobs were difficult to come by at UMass. Worked first at Franklin Dining Commons (Copper Kettle); cooking at Franklin. Naval service in Pacific as cook. St... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2013 Dec. 23

Davis, Allen

Allen Davis: oral history with Russell Annis

Hadley (Mass.) - Interview with Allen Davis, former masters and doctoral student at UMass starting 1966; drawn here by Sid Kaplan, Jules Chametzky, and Morris Golden UMass during the late 1960s and early 1970s; became active politically and in educational reform focused on living/learning and integration of education and living in dorms like Orchard Hill; challenges of imposing the Oxfo... more

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection