Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Anne Devaney (Class of 1977) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 26
In this oral history, Anne Devaney describes being at Smith for its’ Centennial, living in Wilder, Washburn, and Lawrence and the house traditions she remembers, the struggle for funding for the lesbian organization Sophia’s Sisters, being the only white student in an African American literature class, the excitement and happiness around President Conway’s appointment, her experiences as head of Recreation Council, and her career after Smith in student services and human resources.
Brenda Lewis (Class of 1967) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 25
In this oral history, Brenda Lewis describes her class as the last traditional class, comments upon the changes that took place during her tenure at Smith, and discusses her success in the world of business after graduating.
Danielle Hussey (Class of 2002) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 24
In this oral history, Danielle Hussey describes how she found out about Smith from a high school English teacher, how she transferred from University of Vermont after her freshman year, her house community in Morrow House, the atmosphere of intellectual rigor, her participation in Peer Sexuality Educators (PSE) and other clubs, how the campus reacted to 9/11, and the importance of Ruth Simmons to her and the Smith Community in general.
Lucille Nawara (Class of 1962) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 25
Marlene Futterman (Class of 1958) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 26
In this oral history, Marlene Futterman describes choosing Smith because of its study abroad programs, studying in Geneva and subsequently going into the Foreign Service after graduating, and gaining confidence at Smith.
Natalie Field (Class of 1957) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 26
In this oral history, Natalie Field described the tradition of singing at Smith at events like Rally Day and the senior show, and sang several Smith songs. She also describes going to chapel every Wednesday, watching TV in Davis, the Kingsmen, being at Smith during the space race, and house social regulations. Throughout, Field laments the loss of Smith traditions.
Paula Roberts (Class of 1967) interviewed by Vivian Andreani, 2012 May 25
In this oral history, Paula Roberts discusses her political consciousness starting at a young age, and how it grew and developed at Smith. She describes interning with Congressman Conte and Project Cornerstone, an experience that developed her understanding of racism. After leaving Smith, she talks about becoming a welfare caseworker and going to Law school.