Scope and Contents
An interview of Peter Lavenbaum, Middlebury College Class of 1967 by Tom Alderman. Lavenbaum discusses events while he was at Middlebury; the civil right act; Vietnam war; editing the newspaper; alcohol use; marijuana use; why he chose Middlebury; English major; creative writing; fraternity; "the alibi" the mill; Delta Upsilon; student social life; rushing; peace corps; teaching; working as a counselor; graduate psychology degree; college activities; town gown relations; big brother big sister program; school vs. state taxes; endowment; community tension; Middlebury's reputation; poverty program; and the economic makeup of students.
- Creation: 19xx
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Open for research without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
Peter Lavenbaum graduated from Middlebury College in 1967 but did not complete his credits until January of the following year. After graduation he served in the Peace Corps. He also worked serving underprivileged youth in Vermont.
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- United States (Title of work: Civil Rights Act of 1957.) (Organization)