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The 1960s in America: Rutgers in the 60s

Rutgers on Film

Generation Without a Cause. Narrated by Walter Cronkite. 1963. "A study of the values and attitudes of the college youth of the sixties who grew up during years of war, nuclear energy, and prosperity. Part 1 focuses on the majority of the college students using students from Rutgers University as examples; part 2 presents a Rutgers student who is opposed to the conformity and apathy of his generation. Special guests include Senator William Fulbright, Dr. Philip E. Jacob, Dr. Richard McCormick, Dr. Selman Waksman, and poets Robert Frost and John Ciardi." Available?

Rutgers From the Inside: A View of a Contemporary University. "Shows college classrooms (graduate and undergraduate), activities, and campus of Rutgers University (Rutgers, Rutgers Newark, Douglass) in 1966. Includes interviews with students who express their attitudes towards classmates, curriculum, and the transition to a state university." Available?

Rutgers Newark Commemorates Takeover of Conklin Hall Video by John O'Boyle/The Star-Ledger.

Rutgers in the 60s

Rutgers Through the Years
Rutgers University timeline.
The Black Student Protest Movement at Rutgers.
Richard Patrick McCormick. New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 1990. Available?
An Analysis of the 1968-1969 Black Student Disturbances at Rutgers University.
Nancy Winterbauer. Thesis (ED. D.), Rutgers University, 1980.Available?
“Unity and Diversity in the Black Student Protest Movement”
Allison Badertscher. IN Towards a New History of Douglass College: Essays by Students from the Douglass Scholars Program. 2001 Fernanda Perrone and Thomas J. Frusciano, eds. Rutgers University Libraries.
“The Black Student Protest Movement at Douglass College”
Bernice Rosezweig. IN Towards a New History of Douglass College: Essays by Students from the Douglass Scholars Program. 2001 Fernanda Perrone and Thomas J. Frusciano, eds. Rutgers University Libraries.
Electronic New Jersey: Social Protest in the 1960s and 1970s
Based on sources from the Rutgers University Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives.
40th Anniversary of the 1969 Conklin Hall Takeover
On February 24th 1969, members of the Rutgers-Newark Black Organization of Students (BOS)took over Conklin Hall, one of the main classroom buildings, to protest the lack of minority students and faculty on campus. A project of the John Cotton Dana Library Digital Preservation Initiative, the site features several slide shows, video interviews, a time line, and digital documents and photographs.
Rutgers-Newark Marks 40th Anniversary of Conklin Takeover
Kelly Heyboar. Newark Star-Ledger February 24, 2009.
A Report to the New Jersey Legislature Concerning the Recent Events and Disturbances at the Newark and Camden Campuses of Rutgers, the State University.
Ralph A. Dungan. Trenton, Department of Higher Education, 1969. Available?