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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

2018 Nov. 27

Anderson, Anita

Anita Anderson oral history with Matthew Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass student, Anita Anderson, about her experiences on campus during 1968-1970, and her life as a musician and activist. Born in Springfield, Mass., Anderson came to UMass through her connection to Outward Bound and on a scholarship from the UMass Committee for the Collegiate Education of Black Students (CCEBS). She was a part of the black student com... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2013 Dec. 23

Tidlund, April

April Tidlund: oral history with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with April Tidlund, Secretary for the Undergraduate Program at UMass Amherst and the scheduling officer for the Department of Communications; started at UMass in 1965 and has been in Communications for all those years.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2017 May 14

Architectures of Resilience Session 7: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

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.

Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Collection

2017 May 13

Archival theory and the crisis Session 1: Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Colloquium

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.

Libraries and Archives in the Anthropocene Collection

2014

Jaffe, BernardKlate, Jonathan

Bernard Jaffe oral history with Jonathan Klate

Edgewater (N.J.) - Interview with Bernard Klate, former attorney for W.E.B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham Du Bois, discussion his memories of Du Bois during the McCarthy era and governmental persecution; the Peace Information Center; friendship with Du Bois; Marx, inequality, and class. Also in attendance are Jay Schafer (Director of Libraries, UMass Amherst) and William Strickland (Afro American ... more

Bernard Jaffe Papers

2018 Nov. 24

Gautam, Bhuwan

Bhuwan Gautam: interview with Anshul Bhargava

Springfield (Mass.) - Bhuwan Gautam was born in Bhutan and became a refugee at the age of seven. He lived in the Timai refugee camp in Eastern Nepal for fifteen years before resettling in the United States in 2008. Mr. Gautam worked as a behavioral specialist at a community health center for two years and has over five years of experience working with refugee resettlement. Mr. Gautam also serves as a co-investigator with t... more

Asian Americans in Western Mass. Oral History Collection

2015 Aug. 18

Duesing, Bill

Bill Duesing oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Duesing of Oxford, Conn., a Yale graduate and leader in the Connecticut branch of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. Start in organic agriculture as member of an environmental art group at Yale; late 1971 found land near Oxford and learned of first organic farming meeting in Vermont, attended first conference at High Mowing, Samuel Kaymen'... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2016 Sept. 5

Gardiner, Robert

Bob Gardiner, Bob Rausch, Donna Burkhart, Steve Snyder, and Wayne Burkhart: oral history with Wendy Germain

Monterey (Mass.) - Interview with longtime Gould Farm workers and residents about their various experiences pertaining to Gould Farm. Bob Gardiner lived at the farm from 1943 to 1954, and since then, he has intermittently volunteered at the farm; he is currently an associate member of its Board of Directors. Bob Rausch came to Gould Farm in 1978 and has worked there ever since; he is curr... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

2018 Jan. 30

Pratt, Charles, Rev.

Charles Pratt: interview with Judith Monachina

Pittsfield, Mass. - Interview with Rev. Charles Pratt, pastor of Victory Church of God in Christ in Pittsfield, Mass. Rev. Pratt was born in Columbus, Ohio. His father was a Tuskegee Airman, and as a child Charles lived in the Azores and other places. Charles loved music in school, and really began to like school in college, Ohio State University, where he has a scholarship and studied psy... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection