Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: RU 86
Overview: The materials consist of correspondence, press releases, oral history transcripts, objects, and printed material documenting Yale student involvement in the 1970 May Day rally in New Haven, Connecticut and published materials collected by the donor as a stringer for the "New York Times" related to Yale's student strike, the anti-war movement, and the Black Panthers trial in New Haven. Also included are publications related to anti-war activities nationally.
Dates: Circa 1969-1974
Call Number: RU 16
Overview: The records include background materials on the Black Panther party, information on the trial, and a series of Strike Newspapers issued by Dwight Hall. Also included are materials documenting Yale's approach and efforts toward organizing peaceful co-existence during the weekend events, as well as published information chronicling each day and summarizing media coverage. Other materials describe the faculty meeting held to address the issue of suspending academic activities during the trial, as...
Call Number: MS 2030
Overview: The collection consists of twenty-two color and black and white prints of Yale University and New Haven before, during, and after the May Day rally in 1970. Images concentrate on slogans painted on boarded-up store fronts around the Yale campus, banners and signs either hanging from buildings or carried by protestors, and crowds on the New Haven Green and the Yale campus.
Call Number: RU 517
Overview: The records consist of an interview [audiocassette] of Kingman Brewster, Jr. concerning May Day, 1970.