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Richard Wizansky oral history with Blake Slonecker

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Title:
Richard Wizansky oral history with Blake Slonecker
Description:
Oral history interview with Richard Wizansky, former resident of Packer Corners Commune, discussing background; BU; radicalization and beginnings of Packer Corners commune; daily life on the Farm; division of labor and gender; women's liberation; being gay on the Farm; farming and self-sufficiency; changes in the Farm; relations with Johnson Pasture and Montague Farm; May Day celebration; Monteverdi Players theater troupe.
Interviewee:
Wizansky, Richard
Interviewer:
Slonecker, Blake, 1981-
Date:
June 19, 2008
Format:
Audio recordings (nonmusical)
Genre:
Audiocassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Blake Slonecker Oral History Collection
Subjects:
Communal living
Gay rights
Monteverdi Artists Collective
Johnson Pasture Community (Vt.)
Montague Farm Community (Mass.)
Packer Corners Community (Vt.)
Mungo, Raymond, 1946-
Jezer, Marty
Porche, Verandah
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 audio recording ; 00:56:38.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Guilford (Vt.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums795-b001-i004