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1932 Nov.

Monson, Henry

Henry Monson, Edward K. Dean, David N. Gaines, Hiram H. Hayes, and Ida B. Parsons interview (possibly by Miles Hanley)

Connecticut - From a series of interviews conducted for the Linguistic Atlas of New England to document New England dialects. Interview with elderly residents of Connecticut: Henry Monson (Southbury, Conn., LANE informant 10.1) talks about muzzle loaders, hunting -- Edward K. Dean (Sharon, Conn., informant 19.2) born 1843, discusses Civil War and Hornings -- David N. Gaines (East Ha... more

Linguistic Atlas of New England Records

1983

Vermont Public Radio

Public Access: Northeast Organic Farming Association in Vermont

Colchester (Vt.) - Vermont Public Radio show, Public Access, broadcast from campus of St. Michael's College: Michael Levine (editor of the Natural Farmer) interviewing Grace Gershuny (organizer of the NOFA conference for 1983) and Sarah Norton (NOFA coordinator). (00:01:50) Sarah on history of NOFA as organization to exchange information on farming and cooperate in marketing crops; NOFA ... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

1972 Apr.

Halpern, Carl

Oral history with Carl Halpern

New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern begins by describing some photographs from the 1920s during his employment at the Electro Chemical Plant in New York where he worked from 1917 until his retirement in 1965. He names the locations and occasions of the photos, the people in the photos, their occupations at the plant or their relation to t... more

Carl Halpern Papers

2013

Smith, Emery

Emery Smith oral history with Paul Combs

Amherst, Mass. - Interview with Hartford-based jazz pianist Emery Smith on his career in jazz from the 1940s through 2000s.

University Films and Videos

2015 Aug. 18

Johnson, Al

Al Johnson oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Al Johnson, Board of Directors, NOFA New Jersey, managed an educational farm, and organic inspector. Came to farming after getting ill in second grade and changed to a healthier diet; getting into composting while on a maintenance crew at Cape Cod from an environmental point of view, began growing the next spring; in graduate school in environmental ed... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

1998

Houriet, Robert

Robert Houriet oral history and early history of Northeast Organic Farming Association part 1

Vermont - History of NOFA: (00:00:15) Samuel Kaymen and NOFA origins in lower east side of New York and development as part of the back to the land movement in the context of the "urban hip ghettos" and an urban to rural movement; influences include anarchism, Murray Bookchin, and LSD, which revealed contradiction between the natural ideal and the reality of life in the hip ghett... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

1998

Houriet, Robert

Robert Houriet oral history and early history of Northeast Organic Farming Association part 3

History of NOFA, part 3: changes in NOFA in the 1980s; NOFA had chance to be a cooperative cooperative and failed because of lack of state support and because influence of national wholesalers. (00:03:10) NOFA made decision to rotate meetings monthly from Hanover to some other area, targeting areas where they wanted to organize. (00:05:50) Grant to fund apprentice proje... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

1998

Houriet, Robert

Robert Houriet oral history and early history of Northeast Organic Farming Association part 2

Vermont - History of NOFA (part 2): (00:01:40) What happened to NOFA is like what happened to many Movement groups with a generational shift, the old guard withdrew or burned out and were naive about succession; Samuel gradually withdrew as he became involved with family and his own business, leaving Houriet to pick up things and "organize [himself] out of a job." (00:11:06) New ... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2010 June 18

Hasegawa, Marii

Marii Hasegawa: oral history with Waldo H. Heinrichs and 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. Peace activist who had been interned during the Second World War as a Japanese American at Tanforan and Topaz Internment Camps: (00:01:05) How Japanese Americans were chosen to go to ... more

Loomis Communities Records

2000 Sept. – 2001 Feb.

National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (U.S.)

The Rights Tenet 2000 Fall/Winter

Lawrence (Kans.) - Includes: "Taking power to the people"; Dennis B. Feld and Kim L. Darrow, "IOC in NY: what price refusal?"; Kathy Dellis, "The golden whisper: art as a healer"; Ginger Ross Breggin, "Major plaintiff's attorneys in tobacco and asbestos suits charge ritalin manufacturer, the American Psychiatric Association, and CHADD with fraud and conspiracy"; Richard Schulman, "The Surgeon General's n... more

Tom Behrendt Collection