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2012 Oct. 11

Carpenter, Allan

Allan and Barbara Carpenter oral history interview with Kathy Smiarowski

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with long-time residents of Amherst, residents of neighborhood just above north end of campus. Barbara is the daughter of Arthur Julian, instructor in German at Mass. Aggie who moved to Amherst in 1911 and settled next to William Penn Brooks. Development of north campus area. (00:02:15) Fires at Abigail Adams House and barns. (00:04:10) Julian family. (00:06:1... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2014 Apr. 11

Science for the People (Organization)

Science for the People: Stories from the Movement Plenary 1

Plenary from the Science for the People: The 1970s and Today conference discussing "stories from the movement." Former members of Science for the People were interviewed by UMass students, including Carol Cina, Britta Fischer, Herb Fox, Terri Goldberg, Michael Goldhaber, and Al Weinrub.

Science for the People Records

1983 Dec. 15

Lanusse, Alejandro A. (Alejandro Agustín), 1918-1996

Alejandro A. Lanusse oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, covering details of events happening between 1963 and 1973, including the presidency of Illia and the 1966 coup carried out against him. Among the participants or supporters of the coup were Onganía, Pistarini, López Aufranc, and Julio Alsogaray; those who opposed it were officers such as Castro Sanchez and Laprida. Other topics in... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

2014 Sept. 21

Stroup, Keith, 1943-

Keith Stroup oral history with Rob Cox and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with founder, former Executive Director, Board Member and Legal Counsel for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). Stroup discusses his upbringing in Southern Illinois; education at University of Illinois and Georgetown Law School, which he attended from 1965-1968; experiences evading the Vietnam War draft; anti-war demonstrations in Washingto... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2014 Sept. 22

St. Pierre, Allen F.

Allen St. Pierre oral history with Caroline White and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) Records

2019 Aug. 26

Weaver, Harold D.

Harold D. Weaver: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Southwest Harbor (Me.) - Interview with Harold D. Weaver, scholar of USSR-Black-world relations; African students in the USSR; the Cold War; transnational cultural relations; African Americans in the Soviet Union; and the lives of prominent artist-activists Paul Robeson and Ousmane Semben. Raised in a family of educators affiliated with Historically Black Colleges and educated at the Westtown School, Haverford... more

Quakers of Color International Archive

1999 July 27

Stewart, Eileen

Eileen Stewart oral history with Susan Tracy, interview 1

Amherst (Mass.) - (00:00:01) - Introductions (00:00:31) - First conscious organized feminist action when living in Canada, in solidarity with United States Women’s Strike for Equality (00:02:12) - Relating to Canadians as a US citizen; feminist activity in Vancouver, Canada (00:03:28) - Perceptions of being a feminist (00:04:43) - Relating to men as an out lesbian (00:05:18) - Attending... more

Valley Women's History Collaborative Records

2012 Aug. 9

Pols, Denise

Denise 'Cory' Pols oral history interview with Daniel Gordon

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with leader in UMass Amherst honors education. (00:01:09) Arrival at UMass in 1977 as graduate student working as assistant to Assistant Director honors program. (00:02:45) Mission of honors education at a public university: to help students reach full potential without need for resources to attend private college; impact of honors college on UMass; challenges students to... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection