Vietnam War (1961-1975)
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
Act; the RITA's Newsletter
Ahimsa, bulk: 1982-01-25 - 1988
Community Action Committee - Storrs, Connecticut [Publications], 1970
This folder contains documentation created by the University of Connecticut chapter of the Community Action Committee, a group dedicated to using local groups and communities to influence social and political change on a large scale. The contents of these documents specifically focus on the Vietnam War and American involvement in southeastern Asia as a whole.
Connecticut Soldiers Collection
An artificial collection, the Connecticut Soldiers Collection was created to provide a starting point for research concerning the experiences of Connecticut servicemen from the Civil War through the Vietnam War. The sources for the materials are provided in the collection.
Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Dennis Lyons Collection
This collection consists of a Vietnam War-era service dress uniform worn by supply specialist Dennis Lyons of Granby, CT from 1968-1971.
First Casualty Press Records
Vietnam War veteran Basil T. Paquet founded First Casualty Press in September 1971 with fellow veterans Larry Rottmann and Jan Barry Crumb. Paquet both edited and contributed to Winning Hearts and Minds: War Poems by Vietnam Veterans and Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans. Paquet won the Wallace Stevens Award for Poetry in 1969.
Robert N. Giaimo Papers
High School Students Against the War
This folder contains a letter written to supporters of High School Students Against the War (H.S.S.A.T.W.) and signed by three people: Roger Bernstein, William Owens, and Dave Prowler. The letter discusses how H.S.S.A.T.W. plans to split its remaining funds amongst organizations that they feel would be able to use them more effectively.
Medical Aid Committee for Indochina - Storrs, Connecticut [Publications]
This folder contains a flier created by the University of Connecticut Medical Aid Committee. The flier advertises a fundraising effort to raise money for two hospitals in Vietnam, one which was destroyed by American bombs and one that was under construction and dedicated to treating Vietnamese children who had been injured as a result of the war.
Adam Nadel Photography Collection
Thirteen large photographs of Cambodian and Vietnamese people. The individuals in the photographs have all been affected by the Vietnam War in some way. In addition to the Vietnam War, some of the individuals in the photographs from Cambodia were also affected by the Khmer Rouge and Pol Pot.
Poras Collection of Vietnam War Memorabilia
Materials from the American Vietnam War era, including American and Vietnamese propaganda, posters from the pro-war and anti-war movements, as well as artifacts from American soldiers who served in the war.
Cal Robertson Papers
Collection of materials created and collected by Vietnam War veteran and peace activist, Cal Robertson.
Storrs Draft Information Committee
This folder contains two objects created by the Storrs Information Draft Committee, a group from Storrs, Connecticut that helped members of the community resist and protest the military draft. The first item is a schedule of draft counseling sessions that were held weekly from November 12 to December 10, with one extra session on December 14. The second item is an open letter that explains recently obtained information pertaining to the draft.
Storrs Draft Information Committee Records
The collection contains the administrative records, correspondence, legal documents, fliers, notes, and publications of the Storrs Draft Information Committee. The records contain information associated with draft counseling, draft resistance, non-violent protest, peace movement groups, and selective service at the University of Connecticut during the Vietnam War.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1965-1966 University of Connecticut, bulk: 1965 - 1989
This folder contains a schedule for a critical appraisal of the University of Connecticut conducted by University faculty, as well as an academic paper written about stuent activism in the 1960's pertaining to the Vietnam war.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1966-1967 University of Connecticut, bulk: 1966 - 1967
This folder contains four pieces of anti-war material. The first is a statement condemning the US Navy for coming to the university for recruitment, the second is a call to protest the university’s compliance with the military draft, and the third and fourth are statements of demonstration against the company Dow Chemical.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1968-1969 University of Connecticut (Folder 1/5), bulk: 1968 - 1969
This folder contains a myriad of documents related to the student and faculty protests against members of the Dow Chemical company holding recruitment interviews at the University of Connecticut, as well as then-president Homer D. Babbidge jr's reactions to those protests.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1968-1969 University of Connecticut (Folder 2/5), bulk: 1968 - 1969
This folder contains documents pertaining to the Dow Chemical incident, the Gulley Hall Sit-In, and other student protests and movements motivated by the greater anti-war and pro-civil war movements that were becoming popular across the country at the time, as well as the reactions of the University of Connecticut administration led by then-president Homer Babbidge.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1968-1969 University of Connecticut (Folder 3/5), bulk: 1968 - 1969
This folder contains documents that pertain to the fallout from the Dow Chemical Incident and other student protests, especially regarding the way that those events impacted the University students and faculty members who were involved on the side of the protestors.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1968-1969 University of Connecticut (Folder 4/5), bulk: 1968 - 1969
This folder contains documents related to the turmoil that was present at the University of Connecticut during the late 1960’s, with particular focus on the perspective of the university’s faculty members who were a part of the student-organized demonstrations.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1968-1969 University of Connecticut (Folder 5/5), bulk: 1968 - 1969
This folder contains material that communicate anti-war and anti-racism messages, as well as a variety of other political statements and documentation created by members of the University of Connecticut administration, faculty, and student body.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1968-1969 University of Connecticut News Clippings, bulk: 1968 - 1969
This folder contains photocopied newspaper clippings from articles and editorials that discuss and describe student activism at the University of Connecticut that occurred between 1968 and 1969.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1969-1970 University of Connecticut (Folder 1/2), bulk: 1969 - 1970
This folder contains several documents relating to the anti-war sentiment that led students and faculty at the University of Connecticut to protest the presence of military-related activity on campus, demand the removal of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), and protest against recruitment interviews held by companies with military contracts.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1969-1970 University of Connecticut (Folder 2/2), bulk: 1969 - 1970
This folder contains documents that discuss the committee created by the University of Connecticut administration to serve as judge and jury on those students and faculty who were involved in anti-war protests and activities, as well as documents pertaining to the general anti-war sentiment that was prevalent among students and faculty at this time.
Student Movements and Demonstrations 1973-1976 University of Connecticut, bulk: 1973 - 1976
Student Movements and Demonstrations Eastern Connecticut State College, 1970
Student Movements and Demonstrations National Student Strike May 1970 (Folder 1/3), 1970
This folder contains material pertaining to the National Student Strike which occurred in May 1970, during which students from universities and colleges across the country protested the presence of the United States military in southeast Asia. It also contains additional materials discussing an incident in which the University of Connecticut’s Dean of Students Robert Hewes singled out and suspended a small minority of African American students out of a much larger group of protestors.
Student Movements and Demonstrations National Student Strike May 1970 (Folder 2/3), 1970
The documents in this folder consist mainly of efforts led by University of Connecticut students to participate in the National Student Strike, which took place in May 1970. It also contains several statements from the University’s administration that seem to encourage students to participate in peaceful demonstrations.
Student Movements and Demonstrations National Student Strike May 1970 News Clippings, 1970
This folder contains photocopies of newspaper clippings that discuss and describe the National Strike which occurred in May 1970.