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1986 Feb. 5

King, Melvin, 1928-

Mel King: 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 key community organizer in Boston in the late 1960s and 1970s, King was Director of the Urban League of Greater Boston and a state representative for the 9th Suffolk District from 1973-1982. In 1983, he became the first African American... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

1985

King, Melvin, 1928-

Mel King: 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 key community organizer in Boston in the late 1960s and 1970s, King was Director of the Urban League of Greater Boston and a state representative for the 9th Suffolk District from 1973-1982. In 1983, he became the first African American... more

D. Monty Neill Collection

2012 Aug. 20

Dreher, Melanie Creagan

Melanie Creagan Dreher: oral history with Aaron Rubinstein

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former Dean of Nursing at UMass. Nurse Scientist traineeships and federal support for career in nursing research; doctorate in anthropology and fieldwork in Jamaica and arrival on faculty at UMass (1973). Merger of Nursing and Public Health at UMass.

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

2013 Aug. 26

McIntosh, Melinda

Melinda McIntosh: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Melinda McIntosh, Reference Librarian, coming to UMass in 1974 after receiving MLS from Rutgers, with discussion of changes in reference services, technology, and role of the library over the years; difficult transition from Goodell Library into the Library Tower (now W.E.B. Du Bois Library).

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 June 21

Malone, Michael F., 1952-

Michael F. Malone oral history with Daniel Chard

Whitmore Hall, UMass Amherst, Amherst (Mass.) - Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement Michael Malone completed his undergraduate education at Pennsylvania State University in 1974 (B.S. Chemical Engineering) before embarking upon graduate studies in Chemical Engineering at UMass (Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 1979). Dr. Malone took a job as associate professor in the UMass Department of Chemical Engineering in 1980, and later earned several p... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2014 Feb. 6

Swain, Michael

Michael Swain: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Mike Swain, campus fire prevention officer and fire safety instructor, as well as member of the Greenfield Fire Department.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Dec. 12

Gilbert, Michael W.

Michael W. Gilbert oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Gilbert, Advisor for Technology Initiatives and Services, Office of Information Technology. Background in electronic music, came to perform at Hampshire College and resumed academic career (begun at MIT) and became involved in electronic music scene at UMass; history and background of electrronic music.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2014 Feb. 12

Wolff, Michael, 1927-

Michael Wolff: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Michael Wolff, Professor Emeritus in Department of English at UMass Amherst. Came to the US from London to teach at Indiana University (1955-1969), then recruited by Hayden White to UMass in 1970 while on a fellowship at Wesleyan. Study at Cambridge; military service; work in civil service; career in English.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Mar. 21

Asselin, Micheline

Micheline Asselin and Maureen Bailey: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with long-term members of the College of Nursing at UMass Amherst, Micheline Asselin (faculty, instrumental in setting up the RN to BSN program) and Maureen Bailey (staff member); differences in nursing students from 1960s to present; impact of Ira Trail and open enrollment in Nursing in the 1970s and difficulties of placing students in clinical work, impact o... more

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

1965

Rojas, Miguel A.

Miguel A. Rojas oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes from interviews with Miguel A. Rojas. Topics include Justo and Uriburu's rivalry; Justo's government, policies and intentions to be reelected for president; Molina and Rodríguez; and one of the logas.

Robert A. Potash Papers