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2015 July 17

Martin, Francis

Francis Martin oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Francis Barton, longest serving president of AFSCME Local 1776 (2000-2013), and for a few years before vice-president under Charlotte Chandler-Laroe (Charlotte Coates at the time). Memories of growing up in Athol, Mass., during the era of World War II.; German prisoners of war in Athol; relatives in the service; father worked as a woodpecker in the Qua... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

1977 – 1984

Imaz, Francisco A.

Francisco A. Imaz oral history with Robert A. Potash: questions and typed responses

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and Imaz's typed responses. Primary topics addressed: his participation in Argentine politics and his relationship with Perón.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1961 – 1962

Barbat, Francisco

Francisco Barbat oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes and documents

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes for an interview conducted with Francisco Barbat and related correspondence. Primary topics addressed: "Logias" and their influence in Frondizi ouster; Rauch, Calderón and others; correspondence between Barbat and Greenwood about the media in the U.S and Iberoamerica; and intelligence documents about Fidel Castro, Frondizi and the Argentine democracy.

Robert A. Potash Papers


Pérez Leirós, Francisco

Francisco Pérez Leirós oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from an interview conducted with Francisco Pérez Leirós. Topics include the evolution of the trade unions, labor unions and Peronist unions; leaders and corruption, legal regime, military influence and government's interventions; personal and political talks about Juan Domingo and Eva Perón; and the relations between Pérez and Peronism.

Robert A. Potash Papers

2011 Apr. 18

Deford, Frank

Frank Deford history with Michella M. Marino

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with sportswriter and Senior Contributing Writer at Sports Illustrated; author of Five Strides on the Banked Track: The Life and Times of the Roller Derby (1971)..

Michella M. Marino Oral History Collection

2004 Aug. 23

Marotta, Frank

Frank Marotta oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Marotta: going to work for General Electric right after high school; the strong anti anti-war sentiment at GE, a company that profited from the war in Vietnam; his social circle that involved high school friends, music and marijuana; his growing disillusionment with GE; decisions to seek vocation counseling at Boston University; his result indicating a strong aptitu... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

1975 June 5

Thayer, Fred

Fred Thayer, Alice (Randall) Thayer, and Eleanor Schmidt (Enfield, Mass.) Oral History

Belchertown (Mass.) - Oral history interview with former resident of Enfield, Mass, Quabbin River Valley, and other towns. Fred Thayer, who would turn 85 in October 1975, drove horses all over the Valley. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

2010 Oct. 21

Tillis, Frederick, 1930-

Fred Tillis oral history interview with Russell Annis, part 1

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with UMass Amherst Professor of Music. Preparatory discussions for longer interview on history of the Music Department: arrival in 1970, brought by Philip Bezanson (former teacher at University of Iowa) who was largely responsible for building the department. Building programs at UMass: Jazz in July (with Billy Taylor, Max Roach); bringing faculty on boar... more

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2010 Nov. 12

Tillis, Frederick, 1930-

Fred Tillis oral history interview with Russell Annis, part 2

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history with UMass Amherst Professor of Music, Fred Tillis regarding growth of Music department. Career before coming to UMass. Segregation and education in Texas; study in Iowa; major figures in growth of department at UMass; Fine Arts Center.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2010 June 22

McClung, Gale

Gale McClung: 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. Gale McClung (born 1923), native of Ohio but an east coaster as an adult and resident of Massachusetts since 1962 (Mt. Holyoke alumna, 1945), and now resident of Applewood (a Loomis ... more

Loomis Communities Records