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2013 June 5

Weir , Robert E., 1952-

Robert E. Weir oral history with Daniel Chard

Neilson Library, Smith College, Northampton (Mass.) - Weir (Ph.D., History, UMass Amherst 1990) studied in the UMass Department of History’s doctoral program from 1986 to 1990, and has taught as an adjunct professor in the Department since 2000. He is the author of numerous books, encyclopedias, and articles on U.S. and New Zealand labor history, including Workers in America: An Historical Encyclopedia (2013), Knights Down Under: The Knights of Labour i... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection


Jaffe, BernardKlate, Jonathan

Bernard Jaffe oral history with Jonathan Klate

Edgewater (N.J.) - Interview with Bernard Klate, former attorney for W.E.B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois, discussion his memories of Du Bois during the McCarthy era and governmental persecution; the Peace Information Center; friendship with Du Bois; Marx, inequality, and class. Also in attendance are Jay Schafer (Director of Libraries, UMass Amherst) and William Strickland (Afro American ... more

Bernard Jaffe Papers


Henry, Diana Mara

Oral historian taking delegate's history

An oral historian taking a delegate's history at the First National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1994 Nov. 26

Taylor, Marjorie Merrill

Letter from Marjorie Merrill Taylor to Gloria Xifaras Clark and Aviva Futorian

Mississippi - Maggie writes comments on Marjorie's and Gloria's drafts for the oral history project proposal. Includes the drafts and a list of major participants, additional sources of information, and funding sources.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers


Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-

Letter from Cleveland Sellers to Gloria Xifaras Clark

Mississippi - Cleve writes about the oral history project.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

2001 June 21

Rust College

Letter from Rust College to Gloria Xifaras Clark

Holly Springs (Miss.) - The president of Rust College writes Gloria a note about the Oral History Project. Includes a postscript about enclosed recordings of interviews.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers


Smith, Emery

Emery Smith oral history with Paul Combs

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Hartford-based jazz pianist Emery Smith on his career in jazz from the 1940s through 2000s.

University Films and Videos

1994 Nov. 16

Clark, Gloria Xifaras, 1942-

Letter from Gloria Xifaras Clark to Wilbur Colom

New Bedford (Mass.) - A fax regarding the oral history research project.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1994 Oct. 17

Futorian, Aviva

Letter from Aviva Futorian to Gloria Xifaras Clark and Marjorie Merrill Taylor

Mississippi - Aviva apologizes for her delayed response; she discusses documents, contacts, and tasks for their oral history project.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

2010 July 8

Bergen, Bob

Bob and Betsy Bergen: 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. (00:00:10) Bob Bergen was former Research Scientist and Director at Uniroyal and wife; ended at Loomis by triangulating among children's location; arrived Jan. 2004. (00:02:08) Betsy... more

Loomis Communities Records