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Finding aid to the San Francisco State College Strike Collection
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This collection contains materials pertaining the 1968-1969 San Francisco State College student strike and the simultaneous and supportive faculty strike. The materials were collected by librarian Helene Whitson during and after the strike events.
The San Francisco State College student strike, lasting from November 1968 to March 1969, was the longest running academic strike in U.S. history. It began after a series of events, starting in May 1967, increased political organizing and tension on campus. [For more detail see Helene Whitson's " Strike! A Chronology, Bibliography, and List of Archival Materials Concerning the 1968-1969 Strike at San Francisco State College"]
15.37 Cubic Feet (32 boxes, and 1 oversize box) Box 32 contains two microfilm reels titled " Strike materials, 1968-69".
Copyright has not been assigned to the University Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the University Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.