Home - "I Raised My Hand to Volunteer" Exhibit

 Collection homeCompact list of all items
Title:I raised my hand to volunteer : students protest in 1960s Chapel Hill
Date:1960-1969
Description:

Web site that includes an online exhibit of documents, images, and archival materials related to social and political demonstrations in the Chapel Hill, North Carolina area in the 1960s, and focuses on four different periods of protest against the following events: segregated restaurants and public establishments in Chapel Hill; a North Carolina legislative ban of leftist public speakers across the state's college campuses; unfair labor practices enacted against African American cafeteria workers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and United States policy in Vietnam and southeast Asia. The materials in the online exhibit were originally part of a physical exhibit and a series of related programs held in the Manuscripts Department of Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from January 23 to June 15, 2007. The web site also contains timelines, bibliographies, biographies of demonstration participants, and other research tools.

Types:Web sites
Subjects:Dunne, John B. | Parker, Karen L. | Tommy Bello, Thomas M. | Queen, Anne, 1911-2005 | Demonstrations--North Carolina | Demonstrations--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Protest movements--United States--History--20th century | Protest movements--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Civil rights--United States | Civil rights--North Carolina | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights movements--United States | Civil rights workers--United States | Civil rights workers--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | African American civil rights workers--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Race relations | North Carolina--Race relations | Chapel Hill (N.C.)--Race relations | Segregation--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Discrimination in public accommodations--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | School integration--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Social integration--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Academic freedom--North Carolina--History--20th century | North Carolina. Speaker Ban Law | Political participation--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Unfair labor practices--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Labor disputes--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Strikes and lockouts----North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Anti-war demonstrations--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Peace movements--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Students--North Carolina--Political activity--History--20th century | Student activities--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Student protesters--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Student movements--United States | Student movements--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Student movements--North Carolina--History--20th century | College students--North Carolina--Political activity--History--20th century | College students--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | College students--Attitudes--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | College students--Political activity--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Universities and colleges--North Carolina--Chapel Hill | Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) | United States | Southern States | North Carolina
Institution:Documenting the American South (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Contributors:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. North Carolina Collection | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives and Records Service | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Manuscripts Dept.
Online Publisher:[Chapel Hill, N.C.] : University Library, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | 2007
Original Material:

Southern Historical Collection, Manuscripts Department, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

North Carolina Collection, Manuscripts Department, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University Archives, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/exhibits/protests/index.html