Old Sem Takeover

Title

Old Sem Takeover

Subject

Cornell College

Description

In October of 1968, students at Cornell College took over Old Sem. Black students had been asking for certain rights through other channels prior to that, but were unsatisfied with the responses. This section contains photos and articles related to the takeover, handbills that were circulated on campus by various groups, faculty response, and outcomes for the campus.

Date

October 1968

Contributor

Cornell College

Rights

Education use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this item. Commercial use or distribution of this digital object is not permitted without written permission of the Cornell College Archives.

Items in the Old Sem Takeover Collection

Old Sem Captured
Article in the Cornellian about the students' takeover of Old Sem in 1968

Photos from Old Sem takeover times
History of Cornell College

A Showdown at Cornell
History of Cornell College

Demonstration - outdoor photo
History of Cornell College

Handbill of black requests
History of Cornell College

Black Liberation handbill
History of Cornell College

Class, sex, and race of Old Sem occupiers
History of Cornell College

Faculty response - Oct 21, 1968
History of Cornell College

Text of Dr. Stumpf's statement
History of Cornell College

Cornell Sit-In Ends
History of Cornell College