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2014 Sept. 22

St. Pierre, Allen F.

Allen St. Pierre oral history with Caroline White and Jeremy Smith

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Executive Director of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law (NORML). St. Pierre discusses his upbringing in Chatham and Amherst, Massachusetts; education at University of Massachusetts, Amherst class of 1989; early experiences smoking marijuana; his early employment at NORML in 1991; conflicts among NORML Board members and employees; Rich... more

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (U.S.) 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

2013 July 29

Avakian, Arlene Voski

Arlene Avakian: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Arlene Avakian, founder and former Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; women, Black student activism on campus and influence on her ideas of women's studies; women and welfare; difficulties establishing women's studies at UMass; Armenian identity; research and writing on food.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 1. Physics and Physicists in the 1920s and 1930s

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty Ted Harrison, Phil Jones, and Jan Schafer, focusing on Inglis's early career.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 2. The war years

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty, focusing on Inglis's early career.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 3. Frontiers of Physics

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty, focusing on Inglis's research in the 1940s and 1950s.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 4. The Post-War Years: Scientists in Politics

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 5. The Problems of Arms Control and Disarmament

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty.

David R. Inglis Papers

1989

Inglis, David Rittenhouse, 1905-1995

Conversations with David Inglis Part 6. The 1970s and 1980s

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with physicist David R. Inglis, moderated by UMass physicist Roy Cook and including members of the physics faculty.

David R. Inglis Papers

2004 Aug. 3

Thompson, David M.

David M. Thompson oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics Thompson addresses during the interview: his disapproval of the war in Vietnam ; the end of his college years and the possible ways to avoid the draft including becoming a conscientious objector or enrolling in law school; the impact of the lottery system on his ability to get a deferment; his appointment with the draft board; the results of eye exam that got him a 1-Y deferment; his thoughts o... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection