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Chronology of Campus Protests (Digital Surrogates)

Chronology of Campus Protests (Digital Surrogate) contains a 10 page anonymous typescript held by the Library bookstacks listing campus and community events from 1948 through 1972 relating to free speech, political protests, civil rights and anti Vietnam war demonstrations, and community, union, and voting initiatives. Political and social issues include the Clabaugh act, DuBois Club, Leo Koch case, Dow Chemical recruitment on campus, police and National Guard action in response to student protests, Black Students Association, Project 500, Students for a Democratic Society, Jenner hearings, Earthworks cooperative, tenant union, and voter registration.

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