New Salem, Mass. - Portrait of the three with books in hands, shelves in the background.
Group portrait of Honorary Degree Recipients and others, 1986. Front row, seated (l-r): Governor Michael S. Dukakis, Chancellor Joseph D. Duffey, President David C. Knapp (wearing medallion), and Julius Erving ("Dr. J"). Back row, standing (l-r): Rear Admiral Grace M. Hopper, An Wang, Sidney Kaplan, Thomas P. Costin, Jr., and General Andrew Iosue. Written on back of photo: 19... more
2013 Apr. 1
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
Note on photo reads, 'Honorary Degree Recipients and others, 1986. Portrait includes; Admiral Grace M. Hopper, Au Wang, Chancellor Joseph Duffey, Sidney Kaplan, Thomas P. Costin, Jr., President David Knapp, General Andrew Iosue, Julius Erving, and Governor Michael Dukakis'.
2013 Aug. 15 –
Pelham (Mass.) - Interview with Ekwueme Michael Thelwell, civil rights activist, writer, and professor of Afro American Studies at UMass Amherst. Graduating from Howard University, work with SNCC and Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, ending at UMass after getting an invitation in 1965 from Sidney Kaplan and following an FBI interview threatening to deport him back to Jamaica if he w... more