Charlie Jacobs, interviewed by Laura Finkel
Scope and Contents
A series of fifteen interviews recorded between 1994 - 1997 by Laura Finkel concerning anti-war movement, protests, and activities on the campus at the University of Maine during the Vietnam War era (1964 - 1973).
- From the Collection: Finkel, Laura (Interviewer, Person)
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From the Collection: 17 items
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
2551 Charlie Jacobs, interviewed by Laura Finkel, November 12, 1996, in his office in the State Building of Augusta. Jacobs talks about the political atmosphere on The University of Maine Campus (Orono) during the Vietnam era; assisting Stan Cowan, president of the student senate; working with Win Libby; other people he knew at the time including Larry Moskowitz, Steve Hughes, Mel Leary and professors Stew Doty, Rob Thompson and Walter “Bud” Schoenberger; the immediate aftermath of The Great Chicken Crisis on Maine’s campus; being informed of the tragedy at Kent State and going to the presidents house afterward; helping to organize a two-day moratorium on campus following the Soc. crisis and his reasons for doing so; that the overall climate of the campus was moderate; certain incidences of distrust among fellow students; his life currently; how he’s faired in politics since Vietnam. Text: 42 pp. transcript (transcript missing 1/29/2010). Recording: C 1654 1.5 hours.
- "The Great Chicken Crisis," 1968-1969 Subject Source: Local sources
- Education, Higher -- Political aspects -- United States Subject Source: Local sources
- Political activists -- Maine Subject Source: Local sources
- University of Maine
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Maine -- Protest movements Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States