2015 Aug. 18
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
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
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
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
2010 June 18
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
2000 Sept. – 2001 Feb.
National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (U.S.)
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
2017 May 14
New York (N.Y.) - Session consisting of lighting talks at the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene conference held at the Tisch Cinema Studies Department, New York University.
2017 May 13
New York (N.Y.) - Session consisting of 5 minute lightning talks at the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene conference held at the Tisch Cinema Studies Department, New York University.
2017 May 13
New York (N.Y.) - Session consisting of 20 minute talks at the Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene conference held at the Tisch Cinema Studies Department, New York University.