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- Inventory to the Rutgers-Newark in the 1960s and 1970s Oral History Collection, 1990-1992.
- "The collection consists of cassette recordings of oral history interviews conducted by librarian emeritus Gilbert Cohen. These interviews document the city of Newark and Rutgers University-Newark in the 1960s and 1970s. Sixty people associated with the Rutgers-Newark campus were interviewed including students, faculty, administration, and staff representing a wide spectrum of political beliefs and levels of activism." Includes links to online audio and transcripts.
- The Black Organization of Students (BOS)
- Account of the takeover from the "Rise Up Newark" site. Includes photographs and a compilation of video footage from NBC News.
- 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?
- "Equality in Higher Education: An Analysis of Negative Response to the Conklin Hall Takeover"
- Kenneth Morrisey. IN Scarlet and Black: Making Black Lives Matter at Rutgers, 1945-2020. Miya Carey, Marisa J. Fuentes, and Deborah Gray, eds. New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 2021. Available?
- 1969 Liberation of Conklin Hall: 40th Anniversary Commemorative Journal
- 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. [Note: This is the Internet Archive site; not all links are still working.]
- Rutgers-Newark Marks 40th Anniversary of Conklin Takeover
- Kelly Heyboar. Newark Star-Ledger February 24, 2009.
- Rutgers Newark Commemorates Takeover of Conklin Hall
- Video by John O'Boyle/The Star-Ledger.
- Conklin Hall Takeover: Catalyst for Change
- Video produced as part of the Rutgers 250th timeline.
- An Analysis of the 1968-1969 Black Student Disturbances at Rutgers University.
- Nancy Winterbauer. Thesis (ED. D.), Rutgers University, 1980. Available?
- The Black Student Protest Movement at Rutgers.
- Richard Patrick McCormick. New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 1990. Available?
- The Transformation of Metropolitan Universities: A Case Study of Rutgers University-Newark and its Community Engagement Programs, 1967-2010
- Diane Hill. Thesis (Ph.D.). Rutgers University, 2012.
- "This study was guided by the following research question: How has Rutgers-Newark's commitment to community engagement evolved since the 1967 Newark disorders? The study revealed how community engagement can evolve within tertiary educational institutions in urban settings and, regarding the Rutgers-Newark campus, concludes that the following three major factors influenced the advancement of community engagement: leadership, vision and mission."
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