Johanna Shafer, '67 (BardCorps)

Interviewee

Johanna Shafer

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Significant Quote

"I think in some ways I missed a lot of what should be a normal college experience because I didn't have the time to goof around or spend a lot of hours at Adolph's or anything like that."

Class Year

1967

Academic Program

Historical Studies; Psychology

Class Year

1967

Interviewer

Paul Margolis '76

Description

[First section of recording is blank] Johanna Shafer, '67, worked three jobs to pay her way through college. In this recording, she reflects on this experience, as well as on her background; on the political atmosphere at Bard during her time as a student; and on the scholarship she and her husband, Michael Shafer, established for students who care for others and want to make the world a better place.

Keywords

Civil Rights movement, Vietnam War, Stokely Carmichael, Great Depression, Michael Shafer '66, Blythe Danner '65, Adolph's, Betsy Bradshaw, Glenn Boyton, Seraphic Doctors' Scholarship, Saint Francis of Assisi, Caroline Petty '17, Barrytown, Ward Manor, Blithewood, Tewksbury, Bob Dylan, Columbia

Location

Bertelsmann Campus Center

Interview Date

5-28-2016

Interview Duration

17.11

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The use of any image or audio from the Bard College Archives without permission is prohibited.

Johanna Shafer, '67 (BardCorps)

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