Archive for the 'Interviews' Category

Interview Dr. Arthur Tracy

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

The Following interview was conducted with Professor Arthur Tracy. He was the department chair when James Farmer was hired as a visiting professor in the fall of 1985. professor Tracy had a personal relationship in the years that James Farmer was at Mary Washington. After Farmers Retirement from Mary Washington, it was Arthur Tracy who more »

Interview with Dr. Venitta McCall

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Download Audio Interview with Professor Venitta McCall Interview Time Code for Dr‭. ‬McCall’s interview of James Farmer Interviewed by Nick Ford and Zach Kelly 00.00‭ – ‬00.50‭ – ‬Introduction of Dr‭. ‬McCall

Dr. Allyson Poska Interview

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Download Interview with Dr. Allyson Poska The interview with Dr. Allyson Poska was conducted by Courtney Chapman and Jacqueline Marshall on November 11, 2009. The subject of the interview was her recollection of James Farmer as a professor at Mary Washington in the years that his and her tenure overlapped. From what Dr. Poska recalled more »

Interview with Margaret Mock

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Margaret Mock experiences James Farmer as a colleague when she worked with him through the Mary Washington College Office of Public Information, but she also knew him as a teacher and as a friend. Mock discusses Farmer’s popularity as a professor, as well as his ongoing impact on the diversity of the Mary Washington Campus. more »

Interview with Dr. Porter Blakemore

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Download Interview with Dr. Blakemore Porter The following interview was conducted with Porter Blakemore, a professor of history at MW, discusses his personal interaction with James Farmer. Blakemore speaks on the intra-department details of Farmer’s time here and how his professorship worked in and outside the classroom. Having been chair 8 years of Farmer’s 15 more »

Interview with Dr. Claudine Ferrell

Saturday, December 5th, 2009

Download Interview with Professor Claudine Ferrell Summary In this interview, Professor Claudine Ferrell explained in fine detail her memories of James Farmer’s time teaching at Mary Washington.  She described her relationship with Mr. Farmer, as well as her first impressions of him.  She discussed how Mr. Farmer’s position in the history department was unique and more »

Interview with Dean Cedric Rucker

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Download Dean Rucker Interview November 10, 2009 Interviewed by Chris Herbert and MacKenzie Murphy The University of Mary Washington Oral History and James Farmer

Interview with John Pearce

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Download Interview with John Pearce Summary In this interview, John Pearce, director of the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, discusses his relationship with James Farmer, which began in the mid-1980’s when the two men shared a commute between Fredericksburg and Washington, D.C. It was Pearce who made the recommendation that Farmer join UMW as more »

Interview with Dr. Philip L. Hall

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Download Interview with Dr. Philip L. Hall During this interview with Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean Emeritus Philip L. Hall, Hall recounts how Dr. James Farmer arrived at the University of Mary Washington and became a professor there.  Founder of the James Farmer Scholars Program, Hall also talks about Farmer’s involvement in his more »