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2015 July 17

Tuttle, Jonathan

Jonathan Tuttle oral history with Robert S. Cox

Shutesbury (Mass.) - Conversation with Jonathan Tuttle; former steward and President (in the 1980s) of AFSCME at UMass and worker in the AFSCME office in Boston. Tuttle was the son of a UMass faculty member, and was instrumental in getting strong affirmative action language into the AFSCME 1776 contract in the late 1970s. Grew up on UMass campus; went to school here and was politically act... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2015 Mar. 25

Strickland, William, 1937-

William Strickland oral history with Robert S. Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Strickland, Professor of African American Studies at UMass Amherst. Growing up in Roxbury; recollections of family and Malcolm X (00:04:25); importance of teachers, being selected as gifted in the third grade (00:05:22); entering Latin School and experiences with classmates (00:07:00); integration of streets and schools in Boston (00:10:00); admission to Harvard,... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

1995 Mar. 28

Sellers, Cleveland, 1944-

Letter from Cleveland Sellers to Gloria Xifaras Clark

Mississippi - Cleve is excited to be part of the "Beyond Mississippi Summer" Project. He wants to put particular emphasis on the role that Rita and Wayne played in their story.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1977

One World Arts Foundation, inc.

DuBois an oral history program

Portland (Or.) - For a production on the life of W. E. B. Du Bois told with narration. Given at Lincoln Hall Auditorium at Portland State University. Produced by Herb Cawthorne, Michael Grice, and Ken Berry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1994

Notes on Mississippi Summer Project

Mississippi - Some notes about the Mississippi Summer Project, probably for the draft of "Beyond Mississippi Summer: A One-Year Perspective." It is possibly written by Gloria.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

2017 May 14

Plenary and Discussion session Session 4: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

New York (N.Y.) - Plenary and discussion session at the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene conference held at the Tisch Cinema Studies Department, New York University.

Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Collection

2017 May 14

Plenary and Discussion session Session 9: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

New York (N.Y.) - Plenary and discussion session at the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene conference held at the Tisch Cinema Studies Department, New York University.

Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Collection

1990

Parrish, Jacqueline

Jacqueline Parrish: interview with Paul Engels 33

Burlington (Vt.) - Interview with Community Support Services with the National Institute of Mental Health regarding issues in institutionalization of mentally ill. Part of the show Psychiatric Survivors, a show produced entirely by people who had been in psychiatric institutions.

White Light Communications Collection

1976 Feb. 23

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern talks about various aspects of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. He mentions Frost Appliance Stores, Bright Star Battery Company, Universal Car Loading, Bert's Trucking, and the Factor which were companies that did business with Electro Chemical. He talks about the ... more

Carl Halpern Papers

1982 Nov. 6

Halpern, Carl

Oral history interview with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - This oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company, where he worked from 1917-1965, as well as his childhood growing up in the Bronx. Carl talks about his recollections of Prohibition and the ratification of the 21st Amendment in 1933, how production changed when Prohibition was lifted, and th... more

Carl Halpern Papers