Cornell University student protest films,1969.

Collection Number: 37-11-2759

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Cornell University student protest films, 1969.
Collection Number:
37-11-2759
Creator:
Cornell University.
Quantity:
4 film reels, 2 videocassettes, 1 DVD.
Forms of Material:
Film reels, videocassettes, and DVDs.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Documentation of the events of the 1969 student protests, April 19 and 20, 1969. Includes footage of the occupation of Willard Straight Hall, the mass assembly and addresses in Barton Hall, and members of the University Faculty leaving Bailey Hall. Shows African American students giving speeches with guns, the takeover, members of the student body, speeches by the administration, and a press conference. Individuals include Eric Evans, Steven Muller, James Perkins, Dale Corson, and others. Mostly black and white and silent; some color and sound. Videos consist of compilations which include footage from multiple film reels. Digital transfer was made from original films.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Documentation of the events of the 1969 student protests, April 19 and 20, 1969. Includes footage of the occupation of Willard Straight Hall, the mass assembly and addresses in Barton Hall, and members of the University Faculty leaving Bailey Hall. Shows African American students giving speeches with guns, the takeover, members of the student body, speeches by the administration, and a press conference. Individuals include Eric Evans, Steven Muller, James Perkins, Dale Corson, and others. Mostly black and white and silent; some color and sound. Videos consist of compilations which include footage from multiple film reels. Digital transfer was made from original films.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Corson, Dale R.
Muller, Steven, 1927-2013.
Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998.
Corson, Dale R.
Muller, Steven, 1927-2013
Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998
Cornell University -- Students.
Cornell University -- Administration.
Cornell University

Subjects:
Student movements -- Ithaca.
African American student movements.
Peace movements.
Willard Straight Hall takeover, 1969.
African American student movements
Management
Peace movements
Student movements
Students

Places:
New York (State) -- Ithaca

Form and Genre Terms:
Videocassettes.
16mm


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Student Protest Films, #37-11-2759. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.