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1994 Nov. 26

Oral history with Addie and Gert

New York (State) - This oral history recording consists of Addie and Gert's memories of the Electro Chemical Company where they both worked. Carl Halpern, other upper management and workers are mentioned. Gert worked there for approximately three years and made $19/week, Addie was there on and off for over 22 years and started at $.35/hour but got up to $50/week when she left in 1945. They both tell anecd... more

Carl Halpern Papers

2010 July 16

Abbey, Mary

Mary Abbey: oral history with 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. (00:00:20) Connections with Loomis Community since the early 1990s, experiencing every level of care from independent to assisted living and nursing care. (00:01:13) Mother was amon... more

Loomis Communities Records

2011 Oct. 21

Abercrombie, E. Wayne, 1938-

E. Wayne Abercrombie oral history with Jaimie Kicklighter, part 2

Amherst (Mass.) - Professor of Music and Director of Choral Programs at the University of Massachusetts from 1975 until his retirement in 2008. Growing up with gospel music. Path to UMass. Environment in department on his arrival. University political environment and administrative changes that affected the Music Department and higher education in general. Important career influences. Memories of Helen Perry. ... more

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2011 Oct. 21

Abercrombie, E. Wayne, 1938-

E. Wayne Abercrombie oral history with Jaimie Kicklighter, part 1

Amherst (Mass.) - Professor of Music and Director of Choral Programs at the University of Massachusetts from 1975 until his retirement in 2008. Path to music and music education. Changes to music department and political environment supporting the university. Importance of choral singing and love of working with students, and memorable performances of great works at UMass. Memories of Helen Perry.

UMass Amherst Dept. of Music Oral History Collection

2016 Dec. 2

Adams, Magdalene

Magdalene Adams: interview with Judith Monachina

Pittsfield, Mass. - Interview with Churchill Cotton of the Berkshire Chapter, NAACP. Magdalene (Maggie) born in Dadeville, Alabama, Dec. 2, 1931, raised in Dadeville, while in high school began to visit Great Barrington, Mass., on school trip with her teacher. She moved to Pittsfield, Mass., after her third year of college (AAMU, Normal, Alabama), often sending money back to the family. Sh... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

2014 Apr. 16

Adrion, W. Richards

W. Richards 'Rick' Adrion: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with Rick Adrion, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science; came to UMass in 1986; educational teaching technology.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

1978 Feb. 25

Agoli, Gordon B.

Gordon B. Agnoli: oral history with Thomas E. Nallen, Ron Harrison, and Dan Clinney

Springfield (Mass.) - From a series of interviews with former employees of the Granville Airplane Company of Springfield, Mass. Agnoli (1907-1996) was a painter for the Granville Airplane Co., hand-painting the insignia on the planes flown by Jimmy Doolittle and later founding and operating Agnoli Sign Co. of Springfield. Recollections of the Granville brothers, Jimmy Doolittle, painting the ... more

Granville Airplane Company Oral History Collection

1962 – 1987

Alemann, Roberto T.

Roberto Alemann oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes and documents

Argentina - Robert Potash's questions and notes on an interview conducted with Dr. Roberto T. Alemann. Also includes correspondence between Alemann and Dr. Carlos Manuel Muñiz and Dr. Shaw. Primary topic: international relations between Argentina and the United States.

Robert A. Potash Papers

2013 Sept. 20

Alexander , Mary K.

Mary K. Alexander and Lillian Goodman: oral history with Robert S. Cox

Shrewsbury (Mass.) - Interview with Goodman (former interim Dean of Nursing) and Alexander (former graduate student in Nursing).

UMass Amherst College of Nursing Oral History Collection

1955 – 1990

Alfonsín, Raúl

Raúl Alfonsín oral history with Robert A. Potash: notes and documents

Argentina - Robert Potash's notes on an interview conducted with Raúl Alfonsín, Alfonsín's report on human rights, and several photographs. Primary topics addressed: Menem's government and his cabinet; problems with dictatorships; and achievements and challenges of the democratic regime. The photographs depict government meetings and events during the 1950s, such as Aramburu assuming the post of president... more

Robert A. Potash Papers