2016 Dec. 2
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
1978 Feb. 25
Agoli, Gordon B.
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
1986 Mar. 28
Boston, Mass. - From a series of audio recordings with members of Boston's Black community about the busing crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Allen became involved with desegregation as part of the Parents' Association at the William Monroe Trotter School in 1973, and later the Parent Councils; activity in District 9, a hub of activism and politically-conscious parents.
1987 Mar. 27
Alsina, Cayo Antonio
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Brigadier Cayo Alsina, former Air Force Commander in Chief. Topics include Alsina’s perceptions and his role in presidential transitions in the Argentine Republic in the late 1950s and early 1960s, the involvement of the Armed Forces during that time, including the army factions the Azules and Colorados, and comparisons between Argentina and the United S... more
1973 Aug. 16
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Julio Alsogaray, former Army Commander in Chief. Topics include the 1943 Argentine coup d'état that put Perón in power, the Azules and Colorados, his career from the early 1950s to early 1960s, Illia's victory and the takeover that put Onganía in power. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, on... more
1984 June 20
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Lieutenant General Julio Alsogaray, former Army Commander in Chief. Topics include the ouster of President Arturo Illia, and the roles of Alsogaray and Angel Pascual Pistarini in the events of June 27, 1966; Alsogaray’s role and relationship with Juan Carlos Onganía; his military career; and Alejandro Lanusse. The interview was originally recorded on an ... more
Amelia Earhart’s Underground Flying Society
New England - Oral history of Amelia Earhart’s Underground Flying Society, (a.k.a. the Amelia’s), a lesbian social club begun in 1979, based out of Lebanon, N.H., serving the Upper Valley area of Vermont and New Hampshire. Comprised of statements by numerous women from the group and edited together with music by Lee McDavid. Topics include how members learned about and joined the group; the clubhouse underneath the... more
United States - Topics Anderson addresses: attendance as a drama student at the University of Arizona; escalation of war in Vietnam; decision to enlist in the Naval Reserves to avoid the draft; his decision to train as a hospital corpsman so he could learn to drive an ambulance, a skill he hoped to use after getting out; his regret over both decisions; his training and assignment to the first Marine d... more
1983 Dec. 12
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and Dr. Eugenio Aramburu, about his father General Pedro Aramburu. Topics include the ouster of President Arturo Illia, opinions about the Gran Acuerdo Nacional and Alejandro Lanusse, army factions Azules and Colorados, and Aramburu’s study of Argentinian problems.
1983 Nov. 16
Arredondo, Roberto J. M.
Argentina - Interview between Robert Potash and General Roberto Arredondo. Topics include Arrendondo’s views on politics and military intervention in politics; and Illia's election, attitude as President, and the various groups and individuals, such as the media and Onganía, involved with Illia’s ouster. The interview was originally recorded on two audiocassettes, and it cuts abruptly at transition points, at 00:... more