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Macon Memories Oral History Project

The Macon Memories Oral History Project records the personal reflections of faculty, staff, and others with a long-time affiliation with Randolph-Macon College. Macon Memories began in 2007 and is an active oral history project. Interviews and transcriptions are added continuously, so please check back often for new additions.

Below you will find an alphabetical listing of participants and be to listen to the recordings.

Lynda Wright interviewing James Scanlon and George Brown Oliver

Professors Emeriti James Scanlon and George Brown Oliver
with Macon Memories creator Lynda Wright
October 25, 2007

Macon Memories

Macon Memories Oral History Project

The list below will provide the interview information. If you would like to hear the interview, please contact lwwright@rmc.edu.

Interviewees to date:

Interviewee Other Interviewee Recorded Interview Information Other Interview Materials
Rachael N. Anderson, Professor Emerita (Physical Education) with Carroll M. LaHaye Interview, 41 minutes Photos available
Ira L. Andrews III, Class of 1959, Professor Emeritus (Religious Studies), R-MC Dean of Students (1966 - 2006) with Dennis Howard with Kathryn A. Hull Two Interviews, 25 minutes and 48 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
 
Cathy Jones Bach, Class of 1977 with Eloise Piccolo Interview, 55 minutes
 
Photos available
Robert H. P. Baerent, Professor Emeritus (Modern Languages) with Amy V. deGraff Interview, 70 minutes Photos available
Reginald M. Barley, Esq., Class of 1974, Attorney-at-Law, Richmond, VA   Interview, 58 minutes Photos available
E. Raymond Berry, Professor of Studio Arts with Joe Edward Mattys Interview, 19 minutes Photos available
Thomas H. Birdsong, III, Class of 1949, Trustee Emeritus, R-MC Board of Trustees with John H. Clements Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Dr. Yvonne W. Brandon, Class of 1976, Superintendent, Richmond VA Public Schools   Interview, 40 minutes Photos available
Janci Caldwell, Cataloger, McGraw-Page Library (Retired)   Interview, 35 minutes Photos available
Michael Carter, Class of 1975, Office of College Advancement with Mary M. Maxwell Interview, 34 minutes Photos available
Dr. Willie A. Chappell, Jr., Class of 1950, Professor Emeritus (Religious Studies) with Jerome Clayton Ross with Margie Turbyfill Two Interview, 42 minutes Photos available
John H. Clements, Class of 1952, Trustee Emeritus, R-MC Board of Trustees with Thomas H. Birdsong, III Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
John C. Conkright, President's Office with Ed Cox Interview, 45 minutes Photos available
Tom Copler, Director of Information Technology, 1994 - 2013   Interview, 9 minutes Photos available
Ed Cox, Class of 1954, Admissions Office (1966 - 1984) with John C. Conkright Interview, 45 minutes Photos available
Cora Daniel, Physical Plant with Barbara Thompson Interview, 46 minutes Photos available
Gregory N. Daugherty, Professor of Classics with Thomas W. Porter Interview, 47 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Amy V. deGraff, Professor of Modern Languages with Robert H. P. Baerent Interview, 70 minutes Photos available
Barclay DuPriest, Manager, R-MC Bookstore with Kathryn Stephens Interview, 69 minutes Photos available
Patricia L. Dementi, Professor Emerita (Biology) with Elsa Queen Falls Interview, 44 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Elsa Queen Falls, Associate Professor Emerita (Biology) with Patricia L. Dementi Interview, 44 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Jerome Garris, Dean of the College(1984 - 1998)   Interview, 71 minutes Photos available
Gladys Patterson Grainger, Class of 1976   Interview, 74 minutes Photos available
Darrell L. Headrick, R-MC Chaplain (1986 - 2015, Retired) with Betty Jean Seymour Interview, 37 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Donald B. Henretty, Class of 1959 with M. Thomas Inge Interview, 60 minutes Photos available
James Edward Henry, Copy Center Print Shop Operator (Retired) with Thomas R. Proctor Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Aouicha Hilliard, Professor of Modern Languages with William S. Noë Interview, 74 minutes Photos available
Robert Hopkins, Registrar (Retired) with Robert Offenbacker Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
Dennis Howard, Class of 1972 with Ira L. Andrews, III with Lynda W. Wright Two Interview, 25 minutes and 85 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Dr. Alva T. Hughes, Class of 1981, Professor of Psychology with Ronald D. Ward Two Interview, 42 minutes and 6 minutes Photos available
Kathryn A. Hull, Associate Dean of Students with Ira L. Andrews, III Interview, 48 minutes Photos available
M. Thomas Inge, Class of 1959, Professor of Humanities with Donald B. Henretty Interview, 60 minutes Photos available
Anthony E. Keitt, R-MC Student Activities (1989 - 2009) with George F. Spagna Interview, 56 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Theodore S. Keller, Class of 1953, Professor Emeritus (Athletics) with Helmut Werner Interview, 41 minutes Photos available
Carroll M. LaHaye, Professor of Physical Education, Women's Basketball Coach with Rachael N. Anderson Interview, 41 minutes Photos available
Kelly G. Lambert, Professor of Psychology   Interview, 50 minutes Photos available
Douglas Lawson, Class of 1957 with Haywood A. "HAP" Payne, Jr. Interview, 58 minutes Photos available
Dr. Eugene Long, Class of 1957, and Carolyn Long   Interview, 55 minutes Photos available
George S. Lowry, Professor of Economics/Business with Edward D. Showalter Interview, 11 minutes Photos available
Dan McCaffrey, Professor of Classics   Interview, 68 minutes Photos available
Roger H. Martin, President of R-MC (1997 - 2006)   Interview, 32 minutes Photos available
W. Wallace Martin, Professor of Biology with Brian W. Moores Interview, 37 minutes Photos available
Joe Edward Mattys, Professor of Drama with E. Raymond Berry with James Murray Two Interview, 19 minutes and 21 minutes
 
Photos available
Mary M. Maxwell, Office of College Advancement with Michael Carter Interview, 34 minutes Photos available
David Meyer, Class of 1974   One Interview, 59 minutes Photos available
Brian W. Moores, Professor Emeritus (Chemistry) with W. Wallace Martin Interview, 37 minutes Photos available
Mary Y. Neal, Director of Financial Aid   Interview, 75 minutes Photos available
William S. Noë, Professor Emeritus (Modern Languages) with Aouicha Hilliard Interview, 74 minutes Photos available
Robert Offenbacker, Professor Emeritus (Modern Languages) with Robert Hopkins Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
George Brown Oliver, Class of 1949, Professor Emeritus (History) with James E. Scanlon Interview, 38 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Dr. Edward Orser, Class of 1962   Interview, 1 hour Photos available
C. Ladell Payne, President of R-MC (1979 - 1997), and Jean Payne   Interview, 91 minutes Photos available
Haywood A. "HAP" Payne, Jr., Class of 1968 with Douglas Lawson Interview, 58 minutes Photos available
C. Barry Pfitzner, Professor of Economics with Edward J. Schmidt Interview, 37 minutes Photos available
Eloise Piccolo, Class of 1945 with Cathy Jones Bach Interview, 55 minutes Photos available
Thomas W. Porter, Professor of History with Gregory N. Daugherty Interview, 47 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Thomas R. Proctor, Physical Plant Field Technician (Retired) with James Edward Henry Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Robert J. Resnick, Professor of Psychology   Interview, 1 hour) Photos available
Louise C. Richards, McGraw-Page Library Head of Technical Services Emerita   Interview, 40 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Jerome Clayton Ross, Class of 1975, Professor of Religious Studies with Willie A. Chappell, Jr. 2nd (solo) Interview Two Interview, 20 minutes Photos available
Jack B. Russell, Class of 1944 with John B. Werner Interview, 88 minutes Photos available
James E. Scanlon, Professor Emeritus (History) with George Brown Oliver Interview, 38 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Edward J. Schmidt, Professor of Economics/Business with C. Barry Pfitzner Interview, 37 minutes Photos available
Betty Jean Seymour, Professor Emerita (Religious Studies) with Darrell L. Headrick Interview, 37 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Edward D. Showalter, Professor of Economics/Business, Class of 1984 with George S. Lowry Interview, 11 minutes Photos available
Dr. T. McNider Simpson, III, Class of 1949   Interview, 62 minutes Photos available
George F. Spagna, Professor of Physics with Anthony E. Keitt Interview, 56 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Kathryn Stephens, Widow of Former R-MC Head Baseball Coach Hugh Stephens with Barclay DuPriest Interview, 69 minutes Photos available
Barbara Thompson, Physical Plant with Cora Daniel Interview, 46 minutes Photos available
Margie Turbyfill, Director of the Bailey Pre-Ministerial Scholarship Program with Willie A. Chappell, Jr. Interview, 42 minutes Photos available
Ronald D. Ward, Professor Emeritus (Fine Arts) with Alva T. Hughes Interview, 42 minutes Photos available
Ritchie D. Watson, Professor Emeritus (English) with Dal F. Wooten, III Interview, 42 minutes Photos available
Paul Webb, Men's Basketball Coach (1956 - 1975)   Interview, 49 minutes Photos available
Helmut Werner, Professor Emeritus (Athletics) with Theodore S. Keller Interview, 41 minutes Photos available

John B. Werner, Class of 1953

with Jack B. Russell Interview, 88 minutes Photos available
Luther White, Class of 1947,
President of R-MC (1967 - 1979)
  Interview, 45 minutes Photos available
Transcript available
Michael Woolfolk, Class of 1979, and Zelda Boston-Woolfolk, Class of 1978   Interview, 51 minutes Photos available
Dal F. Wooten, III, Professor Emeritus (English) with Ritchie D. Watson Interview, 42 minutes Photos available

Lynda W. Wright, Interim Library Co-Director, Associate Professor & Head of Technicals Services, McGraw-Page Library

with Dennis Howard Interview, 85 minutes Photos available

Macon Memories Special Project: September 11th. Listen to personal reflections on this national defining moment.

This project is the work of Lynda Wright, Interim Library Co-Director, Associate Professor, and
Head of Technical Services, McGraw-Page Library.

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