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2004

Lembcke, Jerry

Jerry Lembcke oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Lembcke: getting a deferment while in college and then an extra two years of occupational deferment as a teacher; considering when he first became aware of the war in Vietnam; attending a student leadership conference his last year of college and hearing someone from Students for a Democratic Society speak; reflecting that his father died the same day Bobby Kennedy ... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2006 July 5

Sussman, Guy

Guy Sussman oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Sussman: growing up as an average student; enrolling at Rutgers in the fall of 1963; not being aware of what was happening in Vietnam; becoming exposed to anti-war activity on campus; sympathizing with the anti-war movement, but not being active in it; experimenting with drugs; becoming more aware of the draft after graduation; looking for alternatives to the drat i... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2007 Jan. 19 – 2007 Jan. 20

Holtzman, Jay H.

Jay H. Holtzman oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Holtzman: growing up in Philadelphia in a Jewish family with a strong emphasis on education; attending LaSalle University and going to medical school; joining the Berry Plan while in medical school to avoid being drafted, but not realizing that he was enlisting even though service would be deferred until after residency; becoming more active in the anti-war movemen... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2018 Apr. 20

Mata, Ofelia

Ofelia Mata: interview with Xiaoyan Tan

Sunderland (Mass.) - Ofelia Mata was born in Batac Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Now living in the Sunderland, MA she is a full-fledged U.S. citizen. She lives with her husband and four children. As a well-educated woman, she received her bachelor's degree in law before coming to the U.S. The interview discusses her personal experiences and perspectives on her life in the Philippines, immigration to America and assimilation ... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection

2018 Apr. 22

Nguyen, Phong P.

Phong P. Nguyen: interview with Jesse Linder and Minh Nguyen

Springfield (Mass.) - When he immigrated from Vietnam in his mid 20's, fully acclimating to life in the United States seemed a nearly insurmountable challenge to our interviewee, Phong Nguyen. As he described in detail, the night and day contrast of American and Vietnamese culture made adjustment exceedingly difficult. Nguyen found himself needing to adjust to facets of everyday life from the automatic doors of grocery sto... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection

2014 Sept. 21

Stroup, Keith, 1943-

Keith Stroup oral history with Rob Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with founder, former Executive Director, Board Member and Legal Counsel for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). Stroup discusses his upbringing in Southern Illinois; education at University of Illinois and Georgetown Law School, which he attended from 1965-1968; experiences evading the Vietnam War draft; anti-war demonstrations in Washingto... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2014 Sept. 22

St. Pierre, Allen F.

Allen St. Pierre oral history with Caroline White and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

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

1990

Parrish, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Parrish: interview with Paul Engels 33

Burlington (Vt.) - Interview with Community Support Services with the National Institute of Mental Health regarding issues in institutionalization of mentally ill. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

White Light Communications Collection

2015 Mar. 25

Strickland, William, 1937-

William Strickland oral history with Robert S. Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Strickland, Professor of African American Studies at UMass Amherst.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection