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2013 June 26

McFarland, Gerald W., 1938-

Gerald W. McFarland oral history with Daniel Chard

Herter Hall, UMass Amherst, Amherst (Mass.) - McFarland (Ph.D., History, Columbia University, 1965) began working in the UMass Department of History in 1964 and retired in 2008. He has taught hundreds of students and published four books and numerous articles dealing with various topics in U.S. history, such as party politics during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, American westward expansion, crime and society in early nineteent... more

UMass Amherst Sesquicentennial Oral History Collection

2013 June 25

Story, Ronald

Ronald Story: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Ronald Story (b.1940), Professor of History at UMass Amherst; graduate student at University of Wisconsin and SUNY Stony Brook (PhD, 1972). Nadir of difficulty for landing an academic job in the early 1970s, especially in history; political issues in Massachusetts environment and impact on the department and university; changes in department from the earl... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2013 July 11

Page, Max

Max Page: oral history with Daniel Chard

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Max Page, UMass Amherst Professor of Architecture since 2001 and son of Alex Page, UMass Professor of English. Taught first class on Sept. 11, 2001: campus response to 9/11; union work including work/life balance issues, political work for union with state, impact of economic downturn of 2008; public history work.

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection

2013 Apr. 1

Chametzky, Jules

Jules Chametzky: oral history with Jessica Adamites

Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Jules Chametzky, important figure in the UMass Amherst Department of English, founder of the Massachusetts Review. Youth in Brooklyn and study in Brooklyn College (1946-1950); run-in with anti-Communist hearings in 1950s. Finished PhD in 1958 and came to UMass after being recruited by Leo Marx and Sidney Kaplan; origins of Massachusetts Review; union acti... more

UMass Amherst Oral History Collection