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Student Activism

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC)

Identifier: GTA-130208
Scope and Contents

Two boxes. Box 1 contains Constitution, Mission Statement, histories by Ben Smith (B'99) and Andrew Milmore (C'01), and material re activities. Much relates to Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) code of conduct protests, 1997-1998. Box 2 contains newspaper clippings, 1998-2006. Topics covered include CLC code and Living Wage Coalition (LWC).

Dates: 1996-2006

Lemonstration Collection

Identifier: GTA-000776
Scope and Contents

Lemon encased in Plexiglass and flyer from “lemonstration” during which students placed around 6000 lemons against the door to the President’s Office while the Board of Directors was meeting inside. The students were protesting proposed increases in tuition and board and rising enrollment numbers.

Dates: 2/2/1973

Old Archives: Sodality

Identifier: GTA-000394

Old Archives: Students

Identifier: GTA-000099-DS
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, clippings, announcements, publications, and other material re all aspects of campus life, including student events, elections, organizations, protests, and activism. Reference is made to civil rights activity, as well as to protests against the Vietnam War. Material relating to the National Student Strike of 1970 and the May Day demonstrations of 1971 is included.

Arranged chronologically.

Dates: 1851-1976; Majority of material found within 1872 - 1971

Photographs: Georgetown Solidarity Committee

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39020030731643]
Identifier: GTA-000912
Content Description

Color photographs of members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee. Includes images from various campaigns the members have organized and/or participated in both on campus and off campus including protests against the University's contract with Nike, as well as the sit-in outside of the President's Office, and the Work with Dignity campaign to address workers' rights on campus. Also includes more candid shots of members socializing together.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2013 - 2017

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Collection

Identifier: GTA-000632
Scope and Contents

Printed material. Includes issues of "View from the Outside" newsletter, Not With My Life You Don't: A Georgetown Student Handbook, and Abolish ROTC pamphlet.

Dates: ca. 1969