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San José State University Civil Rights and Campus Protest Collection
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Box 1

Series I: Newspaper Clippings and News Releases /repositories/2/archival_objects/29768 1967-1972 1968-1970

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series documents the campus protests at San José State during the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes local media's coverage of campus unrest, including the following: student demonstrations against Dow Chemical recruitment, the ROTC campus presence and recruitment, protest against housing discrimination, athletic discrimination, protest at the 1968 Olympic Games, presence of Black Panther members on campus and the role of faculty member Harry Edwards. Formats include newspaper clippings, magazines and flyers.


This series is arranged by topic.
Box 1, Folder 1

Black Students and Black Experience /repositories/2/archival_objects/44091

Box 1, Folder 2

Sports /repositories/2/archival_objects/44092

Box 1, Folder 3

Chicanos and Mexican American Studies /repositories/2/archival_objects/44093

Box 1, Folder 4

Ombudsman Investigates Discrimination /repositories/2/archival_objects/44094

Box 1, Folder 5

Tommie Smith /repositories/2/archival_objects/44095

Box 1, Folder 6

Professor Harry Edwards /repositories/2/archival_objects/44096

Box 1, Folder 7

Racial Problems at San Jose State College /repositories/2/archival_objects/44097

Box 1, Folder 8

Job Recruitment on Campus /repositories/2/archival_objects/44098

Box 1, Folder 9

R.OT.C. /repositories/2/archival_objects/44099

Box 1, Folder 10

National Student Congress- Campus Protest /repositories/2/archival_objects/44100

Box 1, Folder 11

San Jose State College Students and Faculty /repositories/2/archival_objects/44101

Box 1, Folder 12

Gay Liberation Front /repositories/2/archival_objects/44102

Box 1, Folder 13

Protest /repositories/2/archival_objects/44103

Box 1, Folder 14

Security Increase /repositories/2/archival_objects/44104

Box 1, Folder 15

Women's Movement and the Women's Studies Program at San Jose State /repositories/2/archival_objects/44105

Box 1, Folder 16

Lectures at San Jose State /repositories/2/archival_objects/44106

Box 1, Folder 17

Students for a Democratic Society /repositories/2/archival_objects/44107

Box 1, Folder 18

School of Humanities and Arts- Black Studies Division /repositories/2/archival_objects/44108

Box 1, Folder 19

J.B. White and Campus Unrest /repositories/2/archival_objects/44109

Box 1, Folder 20

Speakers' News Releases /repositories/2/archival_objects/44110

Box 2

Series II: Student Publications and Campus Events /repositories/2/archival_objects/29769 1967-1990 1968-1970

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.

Processing Information

The last folder in this series has been moved to Box 3 due to the size of the materials in the folder.
Box 2, Folder 1

1968 Olympic Black Athletes' Views and Boycott Responses /repositories/2/archival_objects/44111

Box 2, Folder 2

Olympic Athletes: Life & Sports Illustrated /repositories/2/archival_objects/44112

Box 2, Folder 3

Information Flyers and Fact Sheets (1 of 2) /repositories/2/archival_objects/44113

Box 2, Folder 4

Information Flyers and Fact Sheets (2 of 2) /repositories/2/archival_objects/44114

Box 2, Folder 5

Flyers for Events and Protests /repositories/2/archival_objects/44115

Box 2, Folder 6

Newspapers, Clippings and Flyers /repositories/2/archival_objects/44116

Box 2, Folder 7

Newspaper Clippings /repositories/2/archival_objects/44117

Box 2, Folder 8

Experimental College /repositories/2/archival_objects/44118

Box 2, Folder 9

Draft Resistance League /repositories/2/archival_objects/44119

Box 2, Folder 10

Bruce England Student Protest Collection /repositories/2/archival_objects/44120

Box 2, Folder 11

Report: "Student Unrest At San Jose State College, 1967-68" /repositories/2/archival_objects/44121

Box 3, Folder 6

Pres. Robert D. Clark Statement "The College Crisis" /repositories/2/archival_objects/44122

Box 3

Series III: Protest Ephemera /repositories/2/archival_objects/44090 1967-1972


This series is arranged by topic and size.
Box 3, Folder 1

San Jose State President Clark and Harry Edwards Discrimination Meetings, 1967 /repositories/2/archival_objects/44123

Box 3, Folder 2

Protest Buttons /repositories/2/archival_objects/44125

Box 3, Folder 3

Sticker: No Tuition /repositories/2/archival_objects/44126

Box 3, Folder 4

Posters /repositories/2/archival_objects/44127

Box 3, Folder 5

United Black Students for Action Silkscreen Patch: In Liberty We Trust /repositories/2/archival_objects/65763 1970