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African American students

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants include: Afro-American students Students, African American (URI:

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

African-American Students Gather During Protests

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Identifier: 016.EEPN.5.003
Dates: 1969 - 1969

Betty Brown-Chappell papers

Identifier: 010.BBC
Abstract Dr. Betty Brown-Chappell is emerita faculty of Eastern Michigan University. The Betty Brown-Chappell papers documents her academic, genealogical, and professional life. The collection relates her lifetime experience in the sectors of family and student life as a first generation collegian, as an African-American Ph.D. of Social Work, and professor, and as an academic administrator. Additional materials focus on Brown-Chappell’s work as a social work advocate...
Dates: 1946 - 2021; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2013

Black Student Union (BSU) records

Identifier: 04.BSU
Abstract Founded at Eastern Michigan University on March 11th, 1968 as the Black Student Association, the organizational name was changed to the Black Student Union in 1982. Serving the Eastern Michigan University community the BSU was established in order to address issues affecting the black community that had often been over looked through programming and community service. The contents of the Black Student Union (BSU) records include the BSU constitution, bylaws,...
Dates: 1968 - 2016

Campus Demonstrations records

Identifier: 04.CD
Abstract The Campus Demonstration records include materials regarding several unrelated campus conflicts, protests, demonstrations, and movements that were part of larger national or international demonstrations. A large portion of the materials relate to race relations on campus, specifically the Black student movement, which was part of the larger national Civil Rights movement. Also from this era are records pertaining to the conflict in Vietnam; as was the case on...
Dates: 1961 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1970

Harold E. Sponberg papers

Identifier: 02.HES

The Harold E. Sponberg papers documents the tenure of Eastern Michigan University President Harold E. Sponberg, 1965-74. Included in this collection are records documenting his Inauguration, Retirement, Office and Personal files. Of particular note are his alphabetically organized office files documenting policy changes on campus in the late 1960s, expansion of campus buildings and course offerings.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1974; 1940 - 1978

Student Protesters Gather Outside Pierce Hall

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Identifier: 016.EEPN.5.002
Dates: 1969 - 1969

Student Protesters March and Carry Signs

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Identifier: 016.EEPN.5.001
Dates: 1969 - 1969

Student Protesters Outside Starkweather Hall

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Identifier: 016.EEPN.5.005
Dates: 1969 - 1969

Student Protestors March along Forest Street

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Identifier: 016.EEPN.5.006
Dates: 1969 - 1969

Students Protest in Support of Arrested Demonstrators

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Identifier: 016.EEPN.5.007
Dates: 1969-02-20 - 1969-02-21