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  • Collection: The Claremont Colleges

The title of this article affirms that the Black Student Union "fled" campus after the Pomona and Scripps campus bombings: a loaded phrasing. The wording captures the tension on campus, and implies that the BSU students feared reprisals against them…

In protest to the lack of response from administration to their ongoing campaign to garner Claremont College support for a Black Studies Center, Black Student Union members called for a rally in front of Pitzer Hall at Claremont Mckenna College on…

Pictured, from left to right: Danny Wilson, Sen. Mervyn Dymally, Eileen Wilson, and Kevin Wilks. Kevin Wilks is incorrectly identified as John Payton in the article. The press coverage surrounding the February bombings continued to focus on the Black…

Claremont attract minorities.tif
Newspaper article published in August 1968. It discusses the five Claremont Undergraduate Colleges' initiative to attract more students from minority groups, especially Black students. Steps taken included handing out information on the application…

Vietnam Moratorium Newspaper Article Oct 3, 1969 .pdf
A Claremont college newspaper, the Claremont Collegian, published this article on October 3, 1969 and used it to inform members of the community about the Vietnam Moratorium "No Business as Usual" that was going to take place on October 15, 1969. It…

Moratorium Coalition Committee Statement October 7, 1969.jpg
The flyer was created with the intended purpose of informing the public that while members of the Moratorium Coalition Committee did participate in other clubs and organizations, said clubs and organizations were not officially affiliated with the…

Final Report of the Washington Delegation .pdf
The Final Report of the Washington Delegation: a group of professors and students of the Claremont Colleges went to D.C. to present the effects of the Vietnam War on university campuses, with an emphasis of the events at the Claremont Colleges

Student activism article in an unknown paper.pdf
An article written in an unknown newspaper about living in the 1960s that briefly mentions the on campus bombings that occurred on Feb 26th 1969

Vietnam Moratorium Program Oct 15, 1969 pg 1.jpg
This program was handed out at the Claremont Colleges Vietnam Moratorium on October 15, 1969 for both protesters and bystanders to get a deeper understanding of the meaning behind the protest as well as the specific actions and terms that protesters…

A hand made poster calling students to join a fast, "in connection with protests of involvement in southeast Asia."
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