Hobart and William Smith Colleges -- Riot, June 1970
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The papers of Allan A. Kuusisto, President of Hobart and William Smith Colleges from 1970 to 1982, contain materials from 1969 to 2000. The majority of these materials originating during his presidency, they include correspondence, biographical information, Colleges related documents, published materials, photographs, and personal files. The collection covers a variety of professional as well as personal matters during Kuusisto's presidency, including the Tommy the Traveler incident, the...
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the tumultuous events of 1968-1970, inspired primarily by student opposition to the Vietnam War. These events include the flag-washing incident, the sit-in protesting the Air Force R.O.T.C. program, the firebombing of the R.O.T.C. office in Sherrill Hall, and the campus drug raid and subsequent standoff with police. Additional materials cover the arrests and trials which followed. Thomas Tongyai (a.k.a. Tommy the Traveler) is a primary figure in...
The materials in this collection consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to John E. Kitagawa’s anti-war activity while a student at Hobart College.