Civil rights movements -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Activism at The New School oral history program, initiated in 2019, documents touchstone moments of activism on The New School’s campus from the perspective of students, faculty, and staff who participated in these movements. The program focuses on the past fifty years of activism at The New School. As of April 2020, interviews have been conducted with activists from the late 1960s/early 1970s anti-Vietnam War movement, members of the 1996-1997 Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy,...
Dates: 2019 - 2020
Scope and Content of Collection The audio recordings and transcripts in this collection document lectures from a fifteen-week series on the race crisis in the United States, held in the spring of 1964 at the New School, organized by New School professor Daniel S. Anthony. The speakers in the recordings include Charles Abrams, Algernon D. Black, Dan W. Dodson, Milton A. Galamison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Louis Lomax, Joseph Monserrat, Melvin Tumin, Robert C. Weaver, and Roy Wilkins. Open to the general public, the lectures...
Summary Bob Adelman (1930-2016) took photography classes with Alexey Brodovitch at The New School in the 1950s and became one of the photographers regularly documenting the life of the New School in the 1970s and 1980s. He also taught photography courses at the school. Adelman was one of the most well-known photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. The Bob Adelman photograph collection consists predominantly of black and white photographic prints taken for the New School for Social Research (now The...
Dates: circa 1960-1990; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1984