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  • Collection: Vermont 1970s Counterculture Project Oral Histories

Oral history interview with Caitlin Adair

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Caitlin Adair describes growing up in the Midwest, attending college at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and her involvement with the anti-war movement. She speaks of moving with her husband to New York City for two years, then seeking a more…

Oral history interview with Avram Patt

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Avram Patt describes growing up in the Amalgamated Housing Cooperative in the Bronx, New York, his time at Columbia University, including the student strikes in 1968, his transfer to Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont, and his two years working…

Oral history interview with Diane Gabriel

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Diane Gabriel describes growing up in a Jewish neighborhood in the Bronx, and deciding to become an artist at a young age, of studying art at the Art Students League of New York, and of family resistance to her study of art in college, forcing her to…

Oral history interview with Danny Barry Stein

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Danny Barry Stein (born Barry Phillip Stein) describes his early life in Overbrook, Pennsylvania, and his college years at Pennsylvania State University, where he became involved with Students for a Democratic Society. He speaks of attending the…

Oral history interview with Jane English

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Jane English speaks of growing up in the Boston, Massachusetts area, attending Mount Holyoke College, receiving her Ph.D. in physics at the University of Wisconsin in 1970 and a post-doctoral appointment at the Lawrence Laboratory at the University…

Oral history interview with Bill Lippert

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Bill Lippert speaks of growing up in rural Pennsylvania, the gay son of an Evangelical United Brethren minister; of the influence of his aunt, Mary Alice Lippert, a teacher in Sierra Leone, and of his college years at Earlham College, a Quaker…

Oral history interview with Euan Bear and Mary Schwartz

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Euan Bear and her wife, Mary Schwartz, discuss life at the Redbird Collective from 1977 to 1979, including information on their vegan diet, building projects, and feminist philosophy. Also referenced is their activity as lesbian activists,…

Oral history interview with Brendan Whittaker

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Brendan Whittaker speaks of growing up in Massachusetts, graduating with a degree in Forestry and Wildlife Management from the University of Massachusetts in 1956, becoming Forester for Essex County, Vermont, and with his wife, Dorothy, purchasing…

Oral history interview with Diane and Charlie Gottlieb

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Diane and Charlie Gottlieb discuss growing up in Queens and Brooklyn, and how their high school and summer camp experiences contributed to their leftist politics. They also speak of their college years, Diane in Wisconsin and Charlie in Ohio, and the…

Oral history interview with Jennifer Boyer

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Jennifer Boyer speaks attending Beloit College, where she took part in anti-war demonstrations, dropping out and spending a summer in Europe, where she found out about Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. She enrolled at Goddard College in 1971,…