760 results found for: oral histories

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1994 June 24 – 1992 Jan. 14

Detmold, David

Oral history by Michael Kline with David Detmold

Colrain (Mass.) - From a series of audio recordings documenting the events surrounding the IRS seizure of the home of war tax resisters Betsy Corner and Randy Kehler, Colrain, Mass., including oral histories with occupiers and supporters at the home; interviews with protesters for and against Kehler, Corner, and war tax resistance; interviews with others involved in war tax resistance; m... more

Randy Kehler Papers

2013 Dec. 23

Davis, Allen

Allen Davis: oral history with Russell Annis

Hadley (Mass.) - Interview with Allen Davis, former masters and doctoral student at UMass starting 1966; drawn here by Sid Kaplan, Jules Chametzky, and Morris Golden UMass during the late 1960s and early 1970s; became active politically and in educational reform focused on living/learning and integration of education and living in dorms like Orchard Hill; challenges of imposing the Oxfo... more

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2010 Aug. 29

Lenson, Lizzie Lee

Lizzie Lee Lenson oral history interview with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history with UMass Amherst senior and daughter of UMass Comparative Lit. Professor David Lenson and artist Pam Glaven. (00:01:00) Growing up in an academic family. (00:03:15) Involved in poetry community, Flying Object in Hadley; published first chapbook (Theater of the Cow) with Factory Hollow Press; Guy Pettit, Dara Wier, James Tate; getting into poetry at 16-1/2... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1975 June 17

Jones, Oren

Oren Jones (Prescott, Mass.) walking tour talk

New Salem (Mass.) - Swift River Valley Historical Society walking tour to Prescott, led by Oren Jones, with contributions by Althea Daniels, Robert Johnston, and Miriam Putnam. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 June 21

Remembering the Grange in the Valley: a panel discussion

New Salem (Mass.)? - Panel discussion held in the barn at the Whitaker-Clary House, Swift River Valley Historical Society. Also speaking from the audience: Raymond Lego, Ruth Newbury Bassingthwaite, Rieta Balland Newton, and Dorothy Fittz. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1976 Feb. 18

Miner, Beatrice Fiske

Beatrice Fiske Miner interview on WCAT radio

Orange (Mass.) - From typed note: "Mrs. Beatrice (Fiske) Minor of North Orange being interviewed on Radio Station WCAT Orange. Taped from a radio receiver 10.:30 AM 18 February 1976. Bun Doubleday" Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1975 May 10

Vaughan, Spencer E.

Myron 'Mike' Vaughan, Lester Hager, Bun Doubleday, discussion on Swift River Valley Historical Society hike to Dana Common

Dana (Mass.) - Recollections of Dana: low-fidelity recording made during hike to the former Dana Common. Original tape held in the collections of the Swift River Valley Historical Society.

Audrey R. Duckert Quabbin Valley Oral History Collection

1986 Apr. 23

Batson, Ruth

Ruth Batson: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - A native of Roxbury, a civil rights activist, and official in the NAACP, Batson was a leader in the legal challenge to the de facto segregation of Boston public schools in the 1960s. She was among the founders of METCO in 1966 and architects of its voluntary desegregation plan. Batson discusses her history in activism for desegregation with the NAACP Education Committee... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1986 Feb. 13

McGuire, Jean

Jean McGuire: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. An Executive Director of the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), McGuire was the first African American woman to gain a set on the Boston School Committee at large.

D. Monty Neill Collection

1985

Breeden, James P. (James Pleasant)

James P. Breeden: oral history with Monty Neill

Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. A priest at Roxbury's St. James Episcopal Church (and later at St. Paul's Cathedral in Boston) and a veteran of the Freedom rides of the early 1960s, Breeden played a critical role during the Boston busing crisis. Breeden joined the Cityw... more

D. Monty Neill Collection