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1934 Mar. 23

Hinckley, Benjamin, Sr.

Benjamin Hinckley Sr., Benjamin Hinckley Jr., and George Hinckley: interviews with Miles L. Hanley

Northampton (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Hinckley Sr. discusses the Manse (54 Prospect Street, Northampton), which he ran as an inn; history of the Manse, built and formerly owned by the Stoddard family -- Hinckley Jr. (b.1913) discusses his studies at Yale. The recording was originally made on alum... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1983 Dec. 15

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse interview with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Interview focuses on 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: the Cordobazo, the kidnapping and murder of Aramburu, th... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1987 Apr. 1

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse interview with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Notes from a conversation between Potash and Lanusse focusing on the time period 1963-1973, in particular appointments for public positions, elections, tensions between army and government members, Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, the "azules and the colorados," the return to democracy, and Lanusse's opinion about the Radicals, Peronism and the "Fiscalia Nacional de Investigaciones Administrativas."

Robert A. Potash Papers

1934 July

Gibbs, James Henry

James Henry Gibbs (Nantucket, Mass.): interview with Miles L. Hanley

Nantucket (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speaker is James Henry Gibbs, LANE informant 124.1), recounting a whaling voyage out of New Bedford to the Atlantic and Indian oceans (1869-1872); Nantucket; telling the weather; farming; bells. Includes singing a whaling song. Audio is of uneven quality, but ... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1934 Apr. 6

Stevens, Leon

Leon Stevens, Emogene Stevens, and Richard Giles: interview with Miles L. Hanley

Cummington (Mass.) - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speakers include Leon Stevens (Cummington, Mass.; LANE informant 232.2) speaking of crops, farming; Mrs. Emogene Stevens (talking about early settlements, mostly from eastern Massachusetts; cottage work; parlors, nineteenth century households. Part two include... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1992 – 1993

Potash, Robert A., 1921-

Interview notes: Rodolfo Pandolfi and Alejandro A. Lanusse

Argentina - Potash's notes based on a series of interviews of Alejandro A. Lanusse conducted by Rodolfo Pandolfi; these interviews were conducted prior to Lanusse's writing of his memoir, Confesiones de un general. Topics mentioned include "Montoneros vs. Sindicalistas", intelligence services details, Lanusse's presidency, Eva Perón, and Manrique's candidacy.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1991 Nov. 20

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

Alejandro A. Lanusse interview with Robert A. Potash

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Topics include Pedro Eugenio Aramburu, in particular the relationship between Perón and Aramburu's case, Viborazo, and political contacts. Also discussed: the Great National Agreement (GAN), its origins, challenges and possibilities of success; possibility of Perón returning to Argentina; Lanusse's comment on a book by Eugenio Mendez that predicted that the army would fail to implement... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1932 Nov.

Fuller, Virginia Van Husen

Virginia Van Husen Fuller (Danbury, Conn.), Levi W. Squires (Weston, Conn.); Wilbur Sturges (Weston, Conn.); Raymond F. Stiles (Southbury, Conn.); and Henry E. Monson (Southbury, Conn.): interview with Miles L. Hanley

Connecticut - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Speakers include Virginia Van Husen Fuller (born in New Haven, LANE informant 8.1) discussing making donuts and crullers, memories of the Civil War, losing her beau after wounding at Chancellorsville and dying at Aquia Creek; purchasing baskets from Indian 'S... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

2001 Aug. 15

Avakian, Arlene Voski

Arlene Avakian oral history with Amy Cutler, interview 1, part 1

Amherst (Mass.) - Discussing Avakian's activist in women's issues and social justice and the founding of the Women's Studies Department at UMass Amherst.

Valley Women's History Collaborative Records