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2018 Dec. 13

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history with Peter Kleeman

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Evans, about her experiences on campus as student from 1964-1968, as a UMass assistant area coordinator of Orchard Hill in 1969, and her life as a teacher, academic, and activist, especially in relation to African American communities. Evans came to UMass from Medford, Mass., recalls being one of six people of color on campus... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Nov. 27

Griffin, Cheryl

Cheryl Griffin oral history with Peter Kleeman

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Griffin, about her experiences on campus during 1965-1969, and her life as a lawyer and early education teacher. Griffin came to UMass from Boston, and lived in Van Meter dorm all four years on campus. She was active in the black student social and policical scenes, and in the African-American Student Union, where she served ... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project 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

2018 Nov. 13

McLemore, Leslie Burl

Leslie Burl McLemore oral history with Michelle Barrasso

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with former UMass Amherst graduate student, Leslie Burl McLemore, about his experiences on campus 1966-1970 as a doctoral student in the Government (now Political Science) department, and his life as a professor and activist. McLemore grew up in Mississippi and was active in the civil rights movement as an undergraduate at Rust College, and during his years earning a ... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

2018 Aug. 11

Evans, Cheryl

Cheryl Evans oral history

Roselle (N.J.) - Oral history of former UMass Amherst student, Cheryl Evans, about her experiences on campus as student from 1964-1968, as a UMass Assistant Area Coordinator of Orchard Hill in 1969, and her life as a teacher, academic, and activist, especially in relation to African American communities. Evans came to UMass from Medford, Mass., recalls being one of six people of color on campu... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst. Black Pioneers Project Records

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

2014 Feb. 26

Bracey, John H.

John Bracey: oral history interview with Russell Annis

Amherst (Mass.) - Oral history interview with John H. Bracey, Professor and Chair of Afro American Studies at UMass Amherst. Arrival at UMass at request of Michael Thelwell; Black Power and birth of Black Studies Programs; growing up on campus of Howard University surrounded by African American educators.

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 Sept. 10

Bracey, John H.

John H. Bracey: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with John H. Bracey, early member and eventual Chair of the UMass Amherst Department of Afro American Studies. Grew up in an academic family at Howard University, went to segregated schools until junior high school; went to Howard for two years on athletic scholarship (met Michael Thelwell there) but took off to work as a mail clerk in DC, then transferred to ... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2000

Allen, Chude Pamela, 1943-

Freedom Summer, 1964

San Francisco (Calif.) - Pam writes about her history, particularly in reference to the Freedom Schools and organizing women's groups. She is interested in civil rights workers having the opportunity to share their stories.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers

1995

Biography of Gloria Xifaras Clark

New Bedford (Mass.) - A short history of Gloria Xifaras Clark, her work in Mississippi, and her life afterwards.

Gloria Xifaras Clark Papers