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2015 Sept. 4

Dodyk, Delight Wing

Delight Wing Dodyk, Terry Wing, and Joan Wing: oral history with Wendy Germain

Monterey (Mass.) - Interview with Delight Wing Dodyk (b. 1937), her brother Arthur Kyle "Terry" Wing (b. 1934), and Terry's wife Joan, discussing their memories of life in the small town of Wingwood (Monterey) in the 1930s, houses on Lake Garfield, the Wing family; summers in a small town.

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

2015 Aug. 18

Duesing, Bill

Bill Duesing oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Duesing of Oxford, Conn., a Yale graduate and leader in the Connecticut branch of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. Start in organic agriculture as member of an environmental art group at Yale; late 1971 found land near Oxford and learned of first organic farming meeting in Vermont, attended first conference at High Mowing, Samuel Kaymen'... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2017 Nov. 21

Edgerton, Shirley

Shirley Edgerton: interview with Judith Monachina

Pittsfield, Mass. - Shirley Edgerton talks about growing up in Hemingway, South Carolina, Mt. Vernon, NY, South Bronx and North Bronx, NY. Extended family was essential to her childhood, as was the Methodist in Mt. Vernon, NY, where she found mentors who guided, took care of her and modelled a mentoring role that she would follow through her adult life. Shirley attended Herbert Lehman Coll... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

2015 Dec. 15

Emmons, George

George Emmons: interview with Wendy Germain and Mary Kate Jordan

Monterey (Mass.) - Interview with longtime Monterey resident and artist George Emmons, who discusses art, life, times in Monterey, community involvement and plans for the future.

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

2018 Aug. 11

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history

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

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

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

2016 Sept. 5

Gardiner, Robert

Bob Gardiner, Bob Rausch, Donna Burkhart, Steve Snyder, and Wayne Burkhart: oral history with Wendy Germain

Monterey (Mass.) - Interview with longtime Gould Farm workers and residents about their various experiences pertaining to Gould Farm. Bob Gardiner lived at the farm from 1943 to 1954, and since then, he has intermittently volunteered at the farm; he is currently an associate member of its Board of Directors. Bob Rausch came to Gould Farm in 1978 and has worked there ever since; he is curr... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

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

1991

Gettys, David

David Gettys: interview with Paul Engels 64

Burlington (Vt.) - Interview with David Gettys, Executive Director of the West Virginia Mental Health Consumers Association. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

White Light Communications Collection

2015 Aug. 18

Gilman, Steve

Steve Gilman oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Steve Gilman of Saratoga, NY. Entry into organic farming through the back to the land movement in about 1970, though he had family background in gardens, transitioning from gardener to market gardener; got information from Rodale, the Nearings, Cooperative Extension, but began forming community connections and networks began to form, farmers' markets i... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records