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Centennial Office records

Identifier: A036
Overview Plans for Northeastern University's centennial celebration began in 1990. In 1992, the plans formally took shape under the direction of NU President John A. Curry, assistant director of University Relations Barbara Burke and History Department Chair William M. Fowler. The planning ultimately spanned nine years and culminated with a large celebration that included a concert by the Boston Pops and an appearance by actress Shirley Jones, who is best known for her starring role in the 1970s...
Dates: 1990-1998; Majority of material found within 1992-1997

Department of History. Oral History Project records

Identifier: A104
Overview In the spring of 1998 and the spring of 1999, students in HST 4263, an oral history class offered by Northeastern University's University College, completed oral history projects as part of the course curriculum. Taught by Susan Keats, the course introduced students to oral history techniques such as planning, interviewing, auditing, editing, and transcribing. In 2003, University College stopped offering HST 4263. Oral history is now covered as a topic in Public History. Susan Keats received...
Dates: 1998-1999

Lower Roxbury Black History Project records

Identifier: M165
Overview On 9 November 2006, Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun met with members of the Black Ministerial Alliance of Massachusetts at the People's Baptist Church (830 Tremont Street, Boston) to discuss possible collaborations between Northeastern and Lower Roxbury clergy. During the meeting, Reverend Michael E. Haynes suggested the University create a history of the African American community in Lower Roxbury. As a result, President Aoun appointed Joseph D. Warren, at that time Special...
Dates: 2007-2009

Ronald W. Bailey oral history collection

Identifier: M153
Overview In 1989 and 1990, Milton Derr, Mel King, and Byron Rushing, three prominent members of Boston's African American community, were interviewed about their lives and work in preparation for a book by Ronald W. Bailey with Diane Turner and Robert Hayden, entitled Lower Roxbury: A Community of Treasures in the City of Boston. Milton Derr, a painter, illustrator and retired teacher, was born in 1932 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He moved to Boston to study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and...
Dates: 1989-1990

The Oral History Center records

Identifier: M073
Overview In 1978, Cindy Cohen began "From Hearing My Mother Talk," an oral history project involving interviews with 11 women in Cambridge, Massachusetts on the theme of transitions in women's lives. Cohen received funding from the Cambridge Arts Council, which published her work in 1979. This oral history project inspired Cohen to initiate the "Cambridge Women's Oral History Project" in 1980. Its success led to multiple related projects, including "Let Life Be Yours," "Transitions in Women's Lives,"...
Dates: 1978-1998

Vivian Rosenberg oral history

Identifier: M158
Overview Vivian Rosenberg, a Northeastern University librarian, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She lived in Brookline, Massachusetts until she married and moved to Brighton. As one of the few female students in her class, she graduated from Northeastern University in 1949. As a student, she worked at the Northeastern University library at the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) and, after graduating, she earned her Master's Degree in Education from Boston University. She worked as a...
Dates: 1994

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Blackman, Eugene, 1922- 1
Blake, Anna Lambert 1
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Bryan, Robert W. 1
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Cambridge (Mass.) Oral History Center 1
Coar-Gueye, Paula D. Firmin 1
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Cooperstein, Ida 1
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Corsano, Nicholas D., 1904-2003 1
Cromwell, Adelaide 1
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Dawson, Barbara Lomax 1
Dawson, Charles 1
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Derr, Milton 1
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Devlin, Joanne 1
Dixon, Loretta 1
Essigmann, Martin W. 1
Evans, Derrick C. 1
Fabrizi, Benedetto, 1921- 1
Ferretti, Alfred J., 1896- 1
Flynn, Mary R. 1
Foster, Arthur R. 1
Fowler, William M., 1944- 1
Fox, Gloria 1
Fredricks, Katherine Watson 1
Freilich, Morris 1
Fullingotn, Norbert 1
Gagnon, Dan 1
Gallahue, Michael 1
Galmarino, Alberto 1
Garfield, Mildred C., 1899- 1
Goode, Matthew E. 1
Green, Randy 1
Grinold, Jack 1
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Hall, Winifred Irish 1
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Haskins, George 1
Hawley, Charlene M. 1
Haynes, Michael E. 1
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Howell, David M. 1
Hunter, David F. 1
Hunter, Stephen 1
Jackson, Gretchen Lucinda Flippin 1
Jones, Clarence 1
Jordan, John W. 1
Joslyn, Clyde F. 1
Kaplan, Mort S. 1
Karlsson, Britta 1
Katz, Israel, 1917- 1
Keith, Mildred F. 1
King, Mel 1
Kitchin, Charles 1
Koncz, Judith 1
Landry, Edward B. 1
Lee, Frank 1
Levin, Jack 1
Long, Juanita O. 1
Lowell, Margaret Reed Jones 1
Luttgens, Kathryn 1
MacDonald, Elizabeth A. 1
MacDonald, Gilbert 1
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Malchman, Lawrence 1
Maloof, Nancy 1
Marcotte, Alfred G., 1926- 1
Marcotte, Doris T. 1
Marcotte, Thomas J. 1
Marsh, Frank E. 1
Martel, Ronald, 1947- 1
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McCabe, Philip R. 1
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McKenna, Jennifer 1
McShane, Clay 1
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