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2010 July 8

Brown, Ken

Ken and Shirley Brown: oral history with Molly Graham

South Hadley (Mass.) - From a series of oral histories with residents and employees of the Loomis Village Retirement Community, South Hadley, Mass., regarding their lives and experience in a retirement community. Ken and Shirley Brown have been residents of Loomis since 2006, moving from home in Amherst, but natives of Pennsylvania and Texas, respectively, married 52 years. Ken is former Prof... more

Loomis Communities Records

2010 July 22

Pins, Helen

Paul and Helen Pins: oral history with Molly Graham

South Hadley (Mass.) - From a series of oral histories with residents and employees of the Loomis Village Retirement Community, South Hadley, Mass., regarding their lives and experience in a retirement community. Paul and Helen Pins are one year residents of Loomis, both aged 79, originally residents of Holyoke, Mass., and later Marco Island, Fla.; Paul's father owned the Christmas tree farm ... more

Loomis Communities Records

1993

O'Brien, Richard

Richard O'Brien oral history (self-directed)

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with outgoing Chancellor and former Provost discussing the positive and negative events during his tenure at UMass (1991-1993); including discussion of budgetary issues, football and athletics; minority faculty recruitment; structure of the UMass system and role of the Chancellor.

UMass Amherst Quasquicentennial Oral History Collection

2008 June 22

Lovejoy, Sam

Sam Lovejoy oral history with Blake Slonecker

Montague (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Sam Lovejoy, former resident of the Montague Farm community: including discussions of Amherst College in the 1960s; Marshall Bloom; joining the Farm; SDS; antinuclear activity; MUSE; entering town politics in Montague; political corruption; significance of the Montague Farm.

Blake Slonecker Oral History Collection

2008 June 19

Wizansky, Richard

Richard Wizansky oral history with Blake Slonecker

Guilford (Vt.) - Oral history interview with Richard Wizansky, former resident of Packer Corners Commune, discussing background; BU; radicalization and beginnings of Packer Corners commune; daily life on the Farm; division of labor and gender; women's liberation; being gay on the Farm; farming and self-sufficiency; changes in the Farm; relations with Johnson Pasture and Montague Farm; M... more

Blake Slonecker Oral History Collection

2010 June

Stewart, Harding

Harding Stewart: oral history with Carol Constant

Springfield (Mass.) - From a series of oral histories with residents and employees of the Loomis Village Retirement Community, South Hadley, Mass., regarding their lives and experience in a retirement community. Harding Stewart in his home at Reed's Landing Retirement Community, discusses his relative Elvira Whiting Ball (founder of the Holyoke Home for Aged Women), his family, and life. The... more

Loomis Communities Records

1988

Dumas, Mary

Mary Dumas oral history with unidentified interviewer

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Mary Dumas, staff assistant (officially) or accreditation manager for the Division of Public Safety since 1968.

UMass Amherst Quasquicentennial Oral History Collection

2008 June 21

Fels, Thomas Weston

Thomas Weston Fels oral history with Blake Slonecker

North Bennington (Vt.) - Oral history interview with Tom Fels, writer and former resident of the Montague Farm community, discussing his background, daily life on the Farm; principles, practicality, and politics; Farmers' roles; ideology; alternative living; gender, sexuality, and homosexuality; women's roles; local politics and relations with local community; antinuclear activity; changes in t... more

Blake Slonecker Oral History Collection

1988

Hite, Jon

Jon Hite oral history with unidentified interviewer

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Jon Hite, working class UMass Amherst student beginning 1974, son of a dress cutter and clerk at Filenes; involved in student government.

UMass Amherst Quasquicentennial Oral History Collection

2010 July 9

Fleming, Jim

Jim Fleming: oral history with Molly Graham

South Hadley (Mass.) - From a series of oral histories with residents and employees of the Loomis Village Retirement Community, South Hadley, Mass.: Jim Fleming is a thirty year employee of Loomis in charge of transportation and providing general support throughout the facility.

Loomis Communities Records