Dean Albertson's History 384 Oral History Collection
1975-1977
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Call no.: MS 224

Abstract

Dean Albertson's 384-level History classes at the University of Massachusetts Amherst conducted interviews with social activists of the 1960s and early 1970s, participants and observers in the Springfield, Massachusetts North End riots of 1975, and war and nuclear power resisters. Includes transcripts of 15 interviews conducted during the years 1975-1977, as well as the students' papers, which put the transcripts into context.

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Restrictions apply to Gerald Sousa interview as stipulated in his permission form.

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English
Dean Albertson's History 384 Oral History Collection
1975-1977
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Call no.: MS 224
Contents of Collection

Transcripts of interviews conducted by students of Dean Albertson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with activists in social reform movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, participants or observers in the Springfield, Massachusetts North End riots of 1975, and war and nuclear power resisters. Collection also includes papers written by the students putting the transcripts in context. 15 interviews.

Collection inventory
Person Interviewed Interviewer/Author Resulting paper and/or topic
Albertson, Dean Robert Rossi The Springfield Community and the death of Rafael Lecodet.
Barreto, Jose Edward Hannabury The Springfield North End Community and the riots of1975.
Brid, Frederico Donald Pratt The North End Community and the Springfield Riots of August, 1975
Dorman, Franklin A. Julie Melrose In search of "The Enemy": The Westover Air Force Base Demonstrations, Spring 1972.
Fauntleroy, Douglas Steven Landau From Selma to Montgomery, March,1965 (civil rights movement march)
Freedman, Peggy Jeff Cohen The beginning of the Hampden county Civil Liberties Union, 1946-55
Gonzalaz, Mariano Dalou Michael Ryan Attica (prison revolt)
Lawton, Richard Bill Henning Accounts of the Tragedy of the Vietnam War
Lovejoy, Sam Kent Robinson The Saboteur (toppling the Northeast Utilities meteorological tower used to plan for nuclear power station in Montague, MA), 1974
Rivera, Barbara Laurence E. Munn A Whole Combined Thing (Vietnam Peace Action Day Moratorium and Welfare Rights Organization Protest in Springfield, 1969)
Roy, Sue Mitchell Guild The North End Riots as seen by the Springfield Press
Rudolph, Leslie Kevin Homewood The Progressive Americans (Third Cuban Brigade, 1970)
Sousa, Gerald Donald Parker Prison Reform in the Massachusetts Prison System: A Sociological Gimmick (restrictions)
------ Stephen Romano Weatherman: Bringing the War Home
Weissman, Jon James Gagne Springfield Area Movement for a Democratic Society: A Brief History
Whitney, Ron Laurence E. Munn A whole Combined Thing (Vietnam Peace Action Day Moratorium and Welfare Rights Organization Protest in Springfield 1969)
Administrative information
Provenance

Acquired from: Dean Albertson, 1975-1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 2003.

Acknowledgments

Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Copyright and Use (More informationConnect to publication information)

Cite as: Dean Albertson's History 384 Oral History Collection (MS 224). Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.

Search terms
Subjects
  • Antinuclear movement--Massachusetts.
  • Civil rights--Massachusetts--Hampden County.
  • Demonstrations--Massachusetts--Chicopee.
  • History--Study and teaching (Higher)--Massachusetts--Amherst.
  • Oral history.
  • Police shootings--Massachusetts--Springfield.
  • Political activists--Massachusetts--Interviews.
  • Prison riots--New York (State)--Attica.
  • Puerto Ricans--Massachusetts--Springfield.
  • Riots--Massachusetts--Springfield.
  • Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965.
  • Springfield (Mass.)--History.
  • Springfield (Mass.)--Race relations.
  • Springfield (Mass.)--Social conditions.
  • Venceremos Brigade.
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest movements --Massachusetts--Springfield.
  • Welfare rights movement--Massachusetts--Springfield.
  • Westover Air Force Base (Mass.)
Names
  • Attica Correctional Facility.
  • Hampden County Civil Liberties Union--History.
  • Lecodet, Rafael.
  • Springfield Area Movement for a Democratic Society--History.
  • Weatherman (Organization)
Genre terms
  • Oral histories.