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Charles Light oral history with Blake Slonecker

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Title:
Charles Light oral history with Blake Slonecker
Description:
Oral history interview with Charles Light, former resident of the Johnson Pasture and Montague Farm communities, discussing joining Johnson Pasture, the fire, and move to Montague Farm; beginnings in film-making and Green Mountain Post Films; Brotherhood of the Spirit; Elwood Babbitt seance featuring Marshall Bloom; roles at the Farm; communal decision making; antinuclear movement; Sam Lovejoy and film "Lovejoy's Nuclear War"; Musicians United for Safe Energy concert and film.
Interviewee:
Light, Charles
Interviewer:
Slonecker, Blake, 1981-
Date:
June 23, 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:
Antinuclear movement
Communal living
Clamshell Alliance
Green Mountain Post Films
Musicians United for Safe Energy
Johnson Pasture Community (Vt.)
Montague Farm Community (Mass.)
Packer Corners Community (Vt.)
Brotherhood of the Spirit Community
Babbitt, Elwood, 1922-
Bloom, Marshall, 1944-1969
Lovejoy, Sam
Gyorgy, Anna
Wasserman, Harvey, 1945-
Keller, Daniel
Places:
Massachusetts
Vermont
Vermont
Extent:
1 audio recording ; 01:08:00.
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Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Turners Falls (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums795-b001-i002