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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Benedict, Edith Cartmell (Class of 1926), March 11, 1975

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Identifier: MOH17
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Edith Cartmell Benedict (Class of 1926) by Deborah Clifford. Edith '26 discusses why she chose Middlebury for two years; living at home off campus; isolation; decline of town gown relations; Eleanor Ross; Middlebury's gender segregation; Home Economics classes; dress code; changes in the new generations of students; Middlebury strictness; and students' bad behavior.

Dates: March 11, 1975

Berry, Eleanor (Class of 1932), July 5, 1989

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Identifier: MOH61
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Eleanor Berry, Class of 1932. Static starts at 15 - 22 minutes and throughout the interview. Berry discusses how she was accepted into Middlebury; restrictions on women; student organizations; foreign language department; French; Chateau; Greek; Theatre; Dr. Cook; the English department; guest speakers; President Moody; Eleanor Ross; Board of Trustees; Forest Hall; the Great Depression; World War II; President Stratton's drinking problem; student social life; fraternities;...
Dates: July 5, 1989

Bliss, Eleanor (Class of 1959, staff), June 2, 1994

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Identifier: MOH85
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Eleanor S. (Bliss) Heurtley, Class of 1959, by Natalie Norman. During the interview, Heurtley discusses the chemistry major; family legacy; women at college; sororities; the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; political passivity; the status of women; single parenting; alumni activities; and changes at the College.

Dates: June 2, 1994

Class of 1924, May 25, 1974

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Identifier: MOH3
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview collected by David Stameshkin and Deborah Clifford with members of the Class of 1924 at their 50th reunion in 1974. Topics discussed include: why they chose Middlebury; tuition and economic status of students; the role of fraternities and sororities on campus; "neutrals" (students who were not members of Greek societies); sorority "rooms" in town; cars on campus; school spirit and pride; student housing; student supervision and chaperones;...
Dates: May 25, 1974

Clifford, Nicholas (faculty, trustee), June 21, 1993

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Identifier: MOH79
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Nicholas Clifford, Middlebury College Professor of History and Trustee. During the interview, Clifford discusses his educational background and professional experience; his recruitment by President Armstrong; research interests; his teaching philosophy and style; a comparison of Presidents Armstrong, Robison, and McCardell; problems facing higher education; the effects of the changing student population; efforts to increase diversity; decision making; the role of women at...
Dates: June 21, 1993

Community Friends 60th anniversary audio stories project, 2020

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Scope and Contents

Includes audio and text files containing interviews, interview transcripts, planning documents, to-do lists, training documents, and outreach materials.

Dates: 2020

Cook, Lydia Juanita "Nita" (Class of 1926), September 28, 1993

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Identifier: MOH83
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Lydia Juanita "Nita" Cook, Middlebury College class of 1926. During the interview, Cook discusses her return to campus in 1929 as the wife of Reginald L. Cook, Professor of English; the role of faculty wives; changes at the College while her husband was on the faculty; her husband as a teacher (lectures, reaction papers, high expectations); her husband's retirement; Bread Loaf experience; assisting her husband; Middlebury during World War II; recollections from student days;...
Dates: September 28, 1993

Fiske, Jane Howard (Class of 1939), March 10, 1975

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Identifier: MOH16
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Jane Howard Fiske (Class of 1939) by Deborah Clifford. Fiske discusses prohibition; having students living with her family; President Moody; coeducation; careers for women after graduation; town gown relations; V12; UVM; leaving college to get married; the Great Depression; student jobs; Professor Richard Brown; Eleanor Ross; restrictions on women; living off campus; and compulsory chapel.

Dates: March 10, 1975

Flickinger, Jackie (administrator), February 22, 1989

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Identifier: MOH58
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Jackie Flickinger, former Director of Student Activities at Middlebury College. Flickinger discusses moving to Middlebury; how she got her position at Middlebury; fraternities; winter carnival; winter term; student organizations; student social events; the campus; student information center; gender segregation on campus; the start of co-ed dorms; changing of the drinking age; gender discrimination; John Bowker; WRMC; Environmental quality club; school dances; Middlebury's...
Dates: February 22, 1989

Forbes, Wendell F. (Class of 1951, faculty), May 6, 1992

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Identifier: MOH72
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Wendell F. Forbes, Middlebury College class of 1951. During the interview, Forbes discusses his graduating class, sports, professional and minor league baseball, his coaching career at Middlebury, football, hockey, golf, baseball, scholar-athletes, as well as the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.

Dates: May 6, 1992

Greiner, Joan T. (faculty), June 19, 1989

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Identifier: MOH60
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Joan T. Greiner, Middlebury College Professor of Physical Education. Greiner discusses Skidmore; the Snow Bowl; skiing; women faculty; women's athletics; intermural sports; sororities; student activities; women's field on battell beach; Title IX; moving from McCullough to the Field house; coaching tennis; gender discrimination; President Stratton; teaching physical education; running the ski school; ROTC; physical education requirements; gender segregation in classes; co-ed...
Dates: June 19, 1989

Hawkins, Louise Gove (Class of 1940), June 2, 1995

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Identifier: MOH100
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Louise Gove Hawkins, Middlebury College Class of 1940, with Joice Pangalila at Hawkins' 55th reuintion. Hawkins discusses how she found out about Middlebury; what she liked about Middlebury; starting her family; Mountain club; compulsory chapel; biology department; President Moody; town-gown relations; Battell Cottage; student activities; and World War II.

Dates: June 2, 1995

Hutner, Frances (Class of 1940), June 24, 1993

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Identifier: MOH80
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Frances Hutner, Middlebury College class of 1940. During the interview, Hutner discusses her family connection to Middlebury; her father's time as faculty member at Middlebury; the economics major; select school for women; intellectual home life; politics; economics; farm issues; co-ops; campus social life; the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; research interests; women's economic issues; The Economic Role of Women (1977); Equal Pay...
Dates: June 24, 1993

Kasper, Joseph (Class of 1920, trustee), August 6, 1974

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Identifier: MOH4
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Joseph Kasper. Kasper discusses faculty-student relations; Storrs Lee; student council; Mr. Hepburn; how he wanted to leave college to work; how he came back to Middlebury; Professor Stevens; Jewish discrimination; religious diversity; socio-economic breakdown; President Moody; Elbert Cole; Trustees; growth of the student body; town gown relations; World War I; hazing; pranking; his college roommate; Harvard; and President Stratton.

Dates: August 6, 1974

Kelly, Elizabeth Walt Baker (administrator), January 31, 1986

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Identifier: MOH32
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Elizabeth Walt Baker Kelly. Kelly discusses how she started working at Middlebury; what she likes about Middlebury; the isolation of the campus; dress code; being social director; dormitories; new buildings on campus; strict regulations on women; being a veteran; characteristics of the students; sororities racial discrimination; the end of sororities; the difficulties of her job; her relationship with the students; town gown relations; keeping in touch with former students;...
Dates: January 31, 1986

Lavenbaum, Peter (Class of 1967), 19xx

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Identifier: MOH103
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...
Dates: 19xx

Munford, Marion (Class of 1932, administrator), June 3, 1992

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Identifier: MOH75
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Marion Munford, Class of 1932. During the interview, Munford discusses her 60th reunion; freshmen women's in-town housing; the disappointment of freshman year; the biology major; compulsory daily and Sunday chapel; campus activities; honorary societies; sororities and fraternities; the relationship between Middlebury College students and the town of Middlebury, Vermont; student life; dress code; weekends; college as career preparation; her career; teaching; libraries;...
Dates: June 3, 1992

Neuberger, Fred (Class of 1950, administrator), February 3, 1975

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Identifier: MOH10
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Fred Neuberger, Class of 1950 and Dean of Admissions by Tom Alderman. Neuberger discusses working as dean of admissions; President Storrs Lee; President Armstrong; President Stratton; the end of Women's college of Middlebury; coeducation; old economy; socioeconomic classes; Middlebury tuition; trustees; student body numbers; overenrollment; female vs. male students; how Middlebury students compare with other new england private schools;...
Dates: February 3, 1975

Neuberger, Fred (Class of 1950, administrator), May 6, 1992

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Identifier: MOH71
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Fred Neuberger, Middlebury College Dean of Admissions, conducted by Tom Alderman. During the interview, Neuberger discusses Middlebury College admissions (specifically the diversity and growth of the student population), the status of Middlebury in higher education, affirmative action and students of color, Middlebury's relationships with historically Black colleges, racism in the South, the Minority Advisory, recruiting students of color at DeWitt Clinton High School,...
Dates: May 6, 1992

Peterson, Bruce (Class of 1956, faculty) and Judith Allen Peterson (Class of 1955), June 19, 1975

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Identifier: MOH26
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Bruce B. Peterson (Class of 1956) conducted by Deborah Clifford. Judith and Bruce Peterson discussed the difference between female and male Middlebury applicants; social class differences; diversity; double standards for women, restrictions on women; freedom of men; the social divide between men and women; getting pinned; fraternities; blanket permission; going to New York state to drink legally; changes in fraternities over the years; sororities; compulsory chapel; Storrs...
Dates: June 19, 1975

Peterson, Max (staff), May 23, 1992

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Identifier: MOH73
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Max P. Peterson, Director of Sports Information. During the interview, Peterson discusses his retirement in 1991; his time as Director of Sports Information; the changing role of college public relations; the News Service and the College's response to Vietnam activism; South Africa divestment; campus dialogue; the college campus as a reflection of society; the changing nature of the College population; the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury,...
Dates: May 23, 1992

Potter, Chandler (faculty), December 4, 1991

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Identifier: MOH64
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Chandler Armstrong Potter, Middlebury College Professor of Drama. During the interview, Potter discusses education and the Theatre department; comparisons of fine arts and academic programs; and the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont.

Dates: December 4, 1991

Ross, James D. (Class of 1951, Staff), December 19, 1991

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Identifier: MOH69
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Jim Ross, Class of 1951 and Middlebury College Business Manager. During the interview, Ross discusses the role of a business manager at a small college, the relationship between Middlebury College and the town of Middlebury, Vermont, as well as the College's physical expansion.

Dates: December 19, 1991

Sessions, Abigail "Abby" (Class of 1971) and Bill (Class of 1969), June 25, 1992

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Identifier: MOH76
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Abigail "Abby" (Class of 1971) and William K. Sessions (Class of 1969). During the interview they discuss what brought them to Middlebury; the transition from strict rules to an open campus during the late 1960s; political activism during the 1960s; involvement with the Middlebury community; Neighborhood Youth Corps; Addison County Youth Services; Bill's work as a Public Defender; student social life; Bill's legal career; trip to Russia with Justice Dooley; political...
Dates: June 25, 1992

Smith, A.C. Dutton (Class of 1951), 19xx

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Identifier: MOH
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Dutton Smith, Class of 1951, conducted by Tom Alderman. Veteran of World War II, GI bill, V-12 program (00:32); war experience, atomic bomb (00:48); post war (2:45); Vermont Academy (3:40); Middlebury College (5:13); housing shortage (6:30); veterans student (8:48); President Stratton (9:57); class of 1951 (11:30); Addison Independent employee (11:39); engineer at Simmond's (12:00); Professor Volgert - Drama (12:10); Carol Rikert, built professors...
Dates: 19xx

Striker, Marjorie Burditt (Class of 1940), June 2, 1995

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Identifier: MOH101
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Marjorie Burditt Striker, Middlebury College Class of 1940, with Joice Pangalila. During the interview, Striker discusses a French teacher who influenced her decision to apply to Middlebury; academic programs at Middlebury; English literature major; hiking at Lake Dunmore; teaching English after graduation; cars on campus; student government; Women's college at Middlebury; fraternities; dating; student activities; town-gown relations; jobs on campus; sorority;...
Dates: June 2, 1995

Swift, Jessica, 1975

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Identifier: MOH6
Scope and Contents 1 oral history interview with Jessica Swift conducted by David Stameshkin in 1975. (0:55) When Middlebury first started accepting women; (1:55) Discusses if she ever contemplated attending Middlebury College while growing up in Middlebury; (2:15) Middlebury's early transition to becoming a coeducational institution; (2:50) Professor Howard; (3:30) Discusses her father, who had a hisory at the college; (8:55) How students supplemented their funds to attend Middlebury,...
Dates: 1975

Tall, Roth W. (Class of 1965), June 3, 1975

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Identifier: MOH23
Scope and Contents

1 interview with Roth W. Tall, Jr. (Class of 1965). Interviewed by Deborah Clifford, Roth Tall discusses civil rights; possible violence on campus; MLK; Malcom X; Kennedy assassination; President Stratton; White christian fraternities exclusion of Blacks and Jews; sororities; volunteer work; athletics; South/north tension; Armstrong's crisis; activism; curfews for women; town gown relations

Dates: June 3, 1975

Wright, Spencer (Class of 1949), March 6, 1975

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Identifier: MOH19
Scope and Contents 1 audio cassette tape containing interview with Spencer Wright (Class of 1949) by Deborah Clifford. During the interview, Wright discusses: why he came to Middlebury; Bill Brewster's invitation to attend Kimball Union Academy; athletics at Middlebury; the effect of the war (World War II) on Middlebury; the draft; working for Bethelehem Steel and Proctor and Gamble; female students at Middlebury; hazing; reorienting veterans into the College community; dormitories on campus; the role of the...
Dates: March 6, 1975