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  • Collection: Vermont 1970s Counterculture Project Oral Histories

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 interviews with Annie Gaillard

GaillardAnnie.pdf
In her first interview, on 13 April 2015, Annie Gaillard discusses growing up in a conservative family in Washington, D.C., and the various schools she attended, including Echo Hill Outdoor School, which was particularly influential in her life. She…

Oral history interview with Diane and Charlie Gottlieb

GottliebCharles&Diane.pdf
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 Barbara Nolfi

NolfiBarbara.pdf
Barbara Nolfi describes going to college at University of California, Berkeley, the effect of the Vietnam War, being exposed to the Free Speech Movement, and involvement in the U.C. Berkeley teaching assistant strike through her husband, Jim Nolfi.…

Oral history interview with Chip Troiano

TroianoChip.pdf
Chip (Joseph Jr.) Troiano speaks of his years serving in Vietnam in the 11th Armored Cavalry, in an Aero-Rifle Platoon (ARP), and later, in a Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol (LRRP). He describes his training, missions, equipment, and returning home…

Oral history interview with Ann Lipsitt

LipsittAnn.pdf
Ann Lipsitt speaks of growing up in Providence, Rhode Island, attending an integrated school, and leaving to attend Goddard College. She also speaks of meeting Will Miller (1940-2005), a professor of philosophy at the University of Vermont, at a…

Oral history interview with Avram Patt

PattAvram.pdf
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 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 Diane Gabriel

GabrielDiane.pdf
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 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…