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2017 Oct. 31

Jaquith, Wayne T.

Wayne Jaquith: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Wayne Jaquith, where he discusses law school at Northeastern Law School in the mid 1970s, American Indian Movement criminal cases in South Dakota, his ancestry, and later being executive director at the Ploughshares Fund. Discusses hitchhiking across the country to San Francisco and viewing environmental damage along the way. After sitting in on pre-trial hearings in Buffalo, NY after t... more

Wayne Jaquith Papers

2013 June 13

Autio, Wesley

Wesley Autio oral history with Daniel Chard

Bowditch Hall, UMass Amherst, Amherst (Mass.) - Maine native Dr. Wesley Autio completed his undergraduate education at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1979 (B.S., Horticulture) before embarking on graduate degrees in the University of Massachusetts Amherst Plant and Soil Science Department (M.S., 1982; Ph.D., 1985). Dr. Autio landed a faculty position in the Plant and Soil Science Department in 1985, following the completion... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial 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.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2017 June 8

Gunn, Wray

Wray Gunn: interview with Judith Monachina

Great Barrington, Mass. - Wray Gunn, longtime resident of Sheffield, Mass., Chemist, Director of Quality Control for Nelco Metals, later part of Pfizer, was born in Atlanta and lived part of his childhood in various places in the South. He talks about segregation, moving North, living in Lee and Stockbridge, Mass., attending UMass, being invited to play with the St. Louis Browns, but going to co... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

2011

Lateef, Yusef

Yusef Lateef oral history with Russell Annis

United States - Jazz composer and instrumentalist on his arrival in Amherst in 1972 to earn his doctorate in education, his teaching position at Hampshire College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1987, local performances and his involvement in the Jazz in July program at UMass, his experience as a music educator, and his approach to composition.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

1984

Ventura Mayoral, Isidoro

oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and a transcript from an interview conducted with Dr. Isidro Ventura Mayoral who acted as Perón's attorney on several occasions. Topics include his views about repression, communism, relations with the United States, Perón's behavior and his political skills, the CGT, the unions, and political persecution.

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973 Aug. 5

Uriondo, Óscar A.

Óscar A. Uriondo oral history with Robert A. Potash

Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash General Óscar Uriondo covering 1946-1955. Topics include his career, his views on Perón, the role of the army in 1946 elections, military guns, government dynamics, the military and the conspiracies in the early 1950s, differences between retired and active duty officers, and Argentine religion and idiosyncrasy. The interview was originally recorded on three audiocasset... more

Robert A. Potash Papers

1973

Uriondo, Óscar A.

Óscar Uriondo oral history with Robert A. Potash: transcript and notes

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes and a transcript from an interview with General Óscar Uriondo covering 1946-1955. Topics include his career, his views on Perón, the CIDE (Centro de Comunicaciones del Estado), the role of the army in 1946 elections, military guns, government dynamics, the military and the conspiracies in the early 1950s, differences between retired and active duty officers and Argentine religion... more

Robert A. Potash Papers