2013 June 5
Weir , Robert E., 1952-
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
Jaffe, BernardKlate, Jonathan
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
1994 Nov. 26
Taylor, Marjorie Merrill
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.
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-
Mississippi - Cleve writes about the oral history project.
1994 Oct. 17
Mississippi - Aviva apologizes for her delayed response; she discusses documents, contacts, and tasks for their oral history project.
2010 July 8
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