Series Scope and Content Summary
The material in this series document local student response to the national and international events in the late 1960s early
1970s such as the change in U.S. Selective Service draft policy, police violence, Black pride, the Vietnam War, invasion of
Cambodia and America's involvement in violence in the Middle East. Student action included protest marches, fund raising
events, political rallies, calls for action for specific causes, informational pamphlets covering international events, local
police harassment and information on civil rights. Items include protest information flyers, case studies of several South
Asian countries, instructions for activism, teacher's strike information. Formats represented in this series include newspaper
clippings, posters, flyers, photographs, negatives and realia.
This series is arranged chronologically by topic.