African American student movements -- Illinois
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 44
Abstract The Black Student Union was formed in 1968. Its description in the Augustana College catalog for 1972-1973 states that the group was "open to minority students at Augustana...to express pride in blackness and the traditions and history of the black people; to achieve unity among the black students in their campus lives and activities; [and] to establish better social and cultural relations between black students and the Augustana community." The Black Culture House, also established in 1968,...
Dates: 1984, 2015-2018
Identifier: MSS 408
Abstract The Hold Augie Accountable protest was held in October 2016, following an incident involving racist statements chalked around Augustana’s campus. This collection documents the chalking incident, the protest, and the immediate aftermath of the protest, including policy decisions made by Augustana administrators and students’ reactions. The collection includes agendas, speeches, news articles, photographs, recordings, artwork, artifacts, and web content generated during the protests.
Identifier: MSS 7
Abstract John Thomas Tredway was the seventh president of Augustana College, serving from 1975 to 2003. The John Thomas Tredway papers, 1958-1991, comprise Tredway's official papers from the first 5-10 years of his presidency. Papers include correspondence, financial data, campus planning documents, enrollment statistics, and subject files.