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Photographs of student walkout war protest, 1991 February 21

Item Information

Title:
Photographs of student walkout war protest, 1991 February 21
Description:
Black and white photographs of a Gulf War protest and walkout at Amherst College staged on the International Day of Student Action Against the War in the Middle East, February 21, 1991. Included are photographs of demonstrators holding peace, antiwar, anti-violence, anti-racism, and anti-President George Bush signs; the candlelight vigil site dedicated to Gregory D. Levey; police officers standing guard; and protesters handcuffed and leaving on a school bus. The photographs are taken at various locations including the Main Quadrangle (also known as the first-year quad), South Pleasant Street in front of College Hall and Morgan Hall, Amherst Town Common, and the intersection of Route 9 and Pleasant Street. These photographs were taken by B.G.; it has been determined that B.G. refers to Beth Grace.
Photographer:
Grace, Beth
Date:
[ca. February 21, 1991]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Job 2-91-11A (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Photographer Records
Subjects:
Photographs
Students
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Protest movements
Student protesters
Amherst College
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
50 photographs
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0)
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Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Notes (object):
Original 120mm (roll film) black and white negatives digitized positive.