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Bengali Oral Histories

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Call Number: MS165
Scope and Contents: This collection contains oral histories, transcripts, and images recorded with senior intellectuals from West Bengal and Bangladesh who were born in the years from 1920 to c. 1950. This collection provides the opportunity to explore South Asian history in ways that problematize national and regional frames of historical analysis. Interviewees reflect on historical events from the era of freedom struggle to the rise of nation-states, including the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947, and...
Dates: 2006 -- 2013

Gerald R. Gill Papers

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Call Number: MS170
Overview: Gerald R. Gill was a professor of American history at Tufts University from 1980 until his death in 2007. His research interests included African-American history, the history of the civil rights movement, pacifism, and the black student experience at Tufts. His papers document his teaching, research, university service, and scholarly activities, and include correspondence, subject files, teaching materials, and writings. There are also biographical materials, audiovisual materials, and...
Dates: 1921 -- 2007, bulk circa 1980s -- 2007

Lost Theatres of Somerville Papers

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Call Number: MS124
Scope and Contents: This collection contains oral history tapes and transcripts from David Guss's Lost Theatres of Somerville project, documenting the history of movie theaters in Somerville, MA, as well as oversize maps, and CDs, floppy disks, mini-tapes, and DAT tapes. The collection is based on a year-long exhibition curated by David Guss, a Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and hosted by the Somerville Museum from March 2003-April 2004 entitled "Lost Theatres of Somerville." This collection, like...
Dates: 2002 -- 2003

West Medford African-American Remembrance Project Oral Histories

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Call Number: MS123
Scope and Contents: This collection includes oral histories created as part of The West Medford Afro-American Remembrance Project, conducted by Tufts Department of Sociology and Anthropology Associate Professor Rosalind Shaw. The West Medford Afro-American Remembrance Project was an oral history project conducted in 2005 and 2006 by the classes of Tufts University and Brandeis University in conjunction with Project LOCAL (Learning Our Communities American Lore). The aim of the West Medford Afro-American...
Dates: bulk 2005 -- 2006, 2005 -- 2012

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