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1971 July 28

Zavala Ortiz, Miguel Angel, 1905-

Miguel Angel Zavala Ortiz oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Miguel A. Zavala Ortiz. Topics include his role in Perón’s first government; Perón’s polities and strategies of control, including populism, authoritarianism, censorship, benefits for the industrial class and negative policies towards the medium class and workers; the dynamics of Perón’s ouster; Frondizi’s government and the radicals’ position towards it; the mi... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1971 July 24

Uranga, Juan José

Juan José Uranga oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Juan José Uranga. Topics include his military career, his perception of Evita, his estrangement from Perón and participation in his ouster, mistrust between officers and tensions inside the army regarding the General Confederation of Labor of the Argentine Republic (CGT), conditions imposed by the “Jefe de la Revolución Libertadora,” Lonardi’s government, Ce... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1983 Nov. 23 – 1983 Nov. 24

Laprida, Manuel

Manuel Laprida oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Manuel Laprida. Topics include the Azules and Colorados in 1962; Guido's government; Onganía's military and political career, his collaborators, and the origins of his presidential candidacy; interactions with the labor unions; the effects of SIDE; Illia's government and ouster, Plan de Ayuda Militar, Plan de Lucha; and the annulment of petroleum contracts. ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1984 Jan. 17

McLoughlin, Eduardo

Eduardo McLoughlin oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Eduardo McLoughlin, covering the late 1950s and the 1960s. Topics include his career in the air force and in politics, focusing on his role as Minister during four periods: the Azules and Colorados struggles; Frondizi, Guido, and Onganía's rise to the presidency and subsequent falls; Lanusse's presidency; and Perón's return to Argentina. The interview was ... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

2018 Dec. 13

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history with Peter Kleeman

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Evans, about her experiences on campus as student from 1964-1968, as a UMass assistant area coordinator of Orchard Hill in 1969, and her life as a teacher, academic, and activist, especially in relation to African American communities. Evans came to UMass from Medford, Mass., recalls being one of six people of color on campus... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Dec. 19

Chea, Rowun

Roeun Chea: oral history with Lily Tang, Richmond Amoako, Noelle McManus, Mae Humphreville, Christine Yao

Amherst (Mass.) - 50-year-old Roeun Chea is an art and math intervention teacher at Springfield Public School. Born in Cambodia, he was forced into a concentration camp under the reign of the Khmer Rouge, where he remained for three years. After spending another three years in a refugee camp, he resettled with a foster family in Western Massachusetts. Though excited and grateful for the new opportunities presented to h... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection

2013 Sept. 10

Bracey, John H.

John H. Bracey: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with John H. Bracey, early member and eventual Chair of the UMass Amherst Department of Afro American Studies. Grew up in an academic family at Howard University, went to segregated schools until junior high school; went to Howard for two years on athletic scholarship (met Michael Thelwell there) but took off to work as a mail clerk in DC, then transferred to ... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2012 Nov. 16

Hetzler, Louise

Louise Hetzler: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Framingham (Mass.) - Interview with Louise Hetzler, undergraduate at UMass, daughter of Mass State College graduate (Sidney Liberfarb '37), and mother of a UMass student. Admissions to UMass and entry into Project 10 (experimental living and learning envrionment); life in Southwest residential area; classes in the dorms; rigors of classwork; change in women's status as students; first coedu... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2013 June 10

Gerber, John Michael, 1951-

John Gerber oral history with Daniel Chard

Cushman Market, Amherst (Mass.) - Born on November 22, 1951, Dr. John Gerber grew up on Long Island and earned degrees from the University of Rhode Island (B.S. Botany, 1973) and Cornell University (M.S. Vegetable Crops Physiology, 1976; Ph.D. Vegetable Crops Physiology, 1978). Dr. Gerber begins his interview by explaining how his involvement in the environmental movement during the early 1970s stimulated his interest in organic farmi... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2010 July 16

Abbey, Mary

Mary Abbey: 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. (00:00:20) Connections with Loomis Community since the early 1990s, experiencing every level of care from independent to assisted living and nursing care. (00:01:13) Mother was amon... more

Loomis Communities Records