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by Topic : Student movements (4)

John R. Everett records

Creator : Everett, John R.

1918-1979, bulk 1941-1979, 15.2 linear feet
John Everett (1918-1992) served as president of The New School from 1964-1982. The John Everett records document the activities of the president's office at The New School during Everett's tenure, and include some records from prior presidents. Also included is material from Everett's external professional activities, including his board service at other educational institutions, and manuscripts for speeches and articles he authored. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.

Activism at The New School oral history program

Creator : New School Archives and Special Collections

2019-2020, 6.05 gb
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 August 2019, interviews have been conducted with activists from the late 1960s/early 1970s anti-Vietnam War movement, and with members of the 1996-1997 Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Justice at The New School.

The New You Peer Health Advocates oral history project

Creator : New School Archives and Special Collections

2019, 5.46 gb
The New You Peer Health Advocates oral history project consists of five interviews with the founders and alumni of The New You, The New School's peer health advocacy program. The New You was founded in 2010 by Rachel Knopf Shey and Tamara Oyola-Santiago, co-directors of Wellness and Health Promotion at The New School. In 2019, Wellness and Health Promotion was eliminated and Knopf Shey and Oyola-Santiago transitioned into new roles at the university. This oral history project was undertaken on the occasion of this change in leadership in order to document the efforts and impact of peer health advocates at The New School.

Jo Townson collection of Mobilization papers

Creator : Townson, Jo

1987-1997, .8 linear feet
This collection consists of material created and assembled by New School alumna Jo Townson in the course of her activism with the Mobilization for Real Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Justice in the mid-1990s. The Mobilization was a student-led protest movement at The New School during the 1996-1997 academic year. The materials in this collection consists of Mobilization fliers, pamphlets, and meeting notes, as well as material collected by the Mobilization, presumably in the course of their research into previous activism and diversity efforts at The New School. This material includes papers from the Graduate Faculty Student Union and university records pertaining to diversity and affirmative action. Some files are restricted. Please email archivist@newschool.edu for details.