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Student activism

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Hira Azher posters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16576
Content Description This collection contains four posters displayed on the Lawn by Hira Azher, an undergraduate at the University of Virginia over the fall and winter of 2020 and 2021.The posters include critiques of the University of Virginia and the police, for white supremacy upheld in these institutions informed by Azher's experiences as a Muslim woman of color. Another poster provided protest and action steps to re-examine the case of Xavier Hill, an unarmed Black teenager, who was killed by the Viriginia...
Dates: 2020

Hibah Berhanu poster

 Collection — Oversize_flat_file_folder 1
Identifier: MSS 16575
Content Description

This collection contains one poster displayed by Hibah Berhanu, an undergraduate student living on the Lawn, during the fall of 2020. The poster is a critique of the University of Virginia's purchase of furniture made by prison labor. The sign was damaged and was taped back together.

Dates: 2020

BOV 1010: The corporate university, politics, and your tuition

 Unprocessed Material — Box RG 23 - Additions Box 1: [Barcode: X032668425], Folder: ViU-2022-0146_001
Identifier: ViU-2022-0146

Climate Capsule journals

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 6/14/7
Content Description

Twenty-seven "climate capsule" journals created as part of the 2019 Spring semester English course “Climate Fiction” taught by Professor Mary Kuhn (2019; 0.6 cubic feet). The journals consist of weekly observations and reflections from either specific routes or locations at the University of Virginia and Charlottesville, along with comments on cultural pieces regarding climate issues. The climate capsule journals are sealed until 2030.

Dates: 2019

Fugitive Chalk Manifesto zine and invitation

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2024-0097

Thomas N. Gardner papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: X032669247]
Identifier: MSS 16732
Content Description This collection contains the papers of Thomas Gardner, an alumnus of the University of Virginia, a leader in the Southern civil rights and national peace movements of the ‘60s and ‘70s, and Professor of Communication at Westfield State University. The collection documents Gardner's social and political activism and involvement with civil rights, labor, anti-war, and anti-prison movements through different organizations such as the Southern Conference Education Fund (SCEF), the...
Dates: c. 1966-2008

Living Wage Campaign-addition 1

 Unprocessed Material — Oversize_flat_file_folder ViU-2024-0045_001: [Barcode: X032762450]
Identifier: ViU-2024-0045
Dates: November 29, 2018

Southern Student Organizing Committee records

Identifier: MSS 11192
Scope and Contents The Southern Student Organizing Committee records include correspondence regarding the founding of the organization and its constitution and bylaws, correspondence, and memos and reports pertaining to the organization’s 1969 dissolution. The records also include publications from the SSOC and its members (such as Thomas Gardner and Steve Wise), including newsletters, brochures, project reports, and journal publications regarding a variety of topics, but particularly around civil rights...
Dates: 1948-1994

Student petition to rename the main library

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2024-0063

Thurman Wenzl papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 16615
Content Description This collection contains papers, correspondence, newspapers and clippings, publications, leaflets, and records on events, activities, and professional connections related to Thurman Wenzl's study as a graduate student at the University of Virginia (1963-1969). These materials document his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement and for worker's rights. The items include 1994 reunion materials of the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC), information on the Radical Student Union of UVA,...
Dates: ca. 1960s-2000

We're Pissed Off. You Should be Too zine

 Unprocessed Material — Box RG 23 - Additions Box 1: [Barcode: X032668425], Folder: ViU2023-0075_001
Identifier: ViU-2023-0075

YOU are not free, until we are all free zine

 Unprocessed Material — Folder ViU2024-0017_001: [Barcode: X032762431]
Identifier: ViU-2024-0017