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Roe Raymond, '08, majored in religious studies, is from central New Jersey. He remembers the first night on campus as having some returning students come to Jonsson Tower and invite first years to join them at an event. That welcome helped break…

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Larry talked about how moving as a young boy affected how he views his own identity and others identity.

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Samantha spoke to her experiences as a child of Dominican immigrants and what the challenges of college have been in distinguishing her identity as an individual from her home life in Brooklyn, NY.

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Cinthia talked about her hometown of Quito Ecuador, and her experiences both at home and abroad

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Cristian talked about his experiecne growing up in a household with a woman as the breadwinner and about his racial and ethinic identity and how it intersects with gender.

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Samantha shared her experiences, what she know of her parents' experiences, and the role that being Chicana has played in different parts of her life.

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Daniela talked about what it was like to live as a Mexican-American in the Texas, and her connection to her Mexican cultural heritage. She speaks on overcoming stereotypes and the issues she faced to come to college in New York._

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Yessica talked about moving to the United States from the Dominican Republic and it's impact on family dynamics, racial/ethnical self-identity, and future opportunities/dreams. _

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Audio doc about Moore Hall (the Pink Palace) by Dan Plumer, '16, made as part of Radio Storytelling, Spring 2015, taught by Eileen McAdam

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Hilary speaks about what being a Dominican American, a black woman, and a Latinx woman means to her and the way her identities shape her experience.

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Eleanor Samworth came to Skidmore College in 1964 to accept a Chemistry professor position.

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Interview with Bob DeSieno by Eileen McAdam, Skidmore College Retiree Oral History Project, Saratoga Springs, NY, April 8, 2015.

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Barbara Stroock Kaufman '40 studied Studio Art at Skidmore College. Though she never finished her degree, Kaufman continued as a sculptor. Her art, influenced by Asian cultures, decorates Skidmore's memorial garden.

In this interview, conducted…

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An interview with Stacey Gerrish, '87, about her college days at Skidmore College. MDOCS interviewed Ms. Gerrish' grandmother on the same day. Ms. Gerrish talked about teaching a friend to drive, her work reading the news at WSPN and other…

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Eric Weller came to Skidmore College at first as a Philosophy Professor. During his time at the College, he became interested in college governance. In 1973 Weller proposed the College become coed.

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In this interview, Ralph Ciancio discusses the tumultuous state Skidmore College and Saratoga Springs was in when he arrived in 1965. Over the course of his 35 year career, he saw the political activity amongst students during the Civil Rights…

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Vasantha Narasimhan was born in India and came to the United States in 1971 as a graduate student. In 1980, Narasimahn became a Professor of Chemistry at Skidmore. In this interview, Narasimahn discusses changes at the College such as technology…

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Jill Sweet worked at Skidmore College as a Cultural Anthropologist who helped create the Anthropology major. During her 25 year career at Skidmore, Sweet danced with the regional ballet company and helped organize Native American Week.

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