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  • Collection: Vermont 1970s Counterculture Project Oral Histories

Oral history interview with Ann Lipsitt

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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

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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 Barbara Nolfi

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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 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 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 Bridget Downey-Meyer

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Bridget Downey-Meyer speaks of dropping out of the University of Vermont in 1966, becoming a single mother, joining Libby Albright in working with draft resisters at the Mount Philo Inn in Charlotte, Vermont in 1969, and of Stewart and Susan Meacham.…

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 Charles Martin

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Charles Martin describes growing up in an Anabaptist tradition in Hershey, Pennsylvania and his rebellious decision to attend Norwich University, a military university, in 1964. He discusses his changed perspectives about the Vietnam War and also…

Oral history interview with Chip Troiano

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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 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…