Politics and Protest in Philadelphia

November 16-January 14 Urban Archives Alcove, Paley Library Lecture Hall An Exhibition by Temple University Libraries Urban Archives Politics and Protest in Philadelphia Like many college campuses and cities during the 1960s and 1970s, Temple students and Philadelphians took to the streets to provide both their voices and their bodies in demanding change to and awareness of a wide array of social and political movements and causes. The upcoming Politics and Protest exhibit, scheduled to open November 16, will highlight images of these protests and struggles from the Urban Archive’s George D. McDowell Philadelphia Evening Bulletin Collection. The exhibit will include images of the anti-Vietnam War movement in the city and 1970 Black Panther Convention at Temple, as well as cover other important equal rights movements and political organizations. Come to Paley Library to see the historical record of this fascinating time in American history and culture as documented by images from the Urban Archives. A companion exhibition, Underground Social/Political Papers of the 1960s, will open the same day and be displayed in the cases on the Main Floor of Paley. Politics and Protest 002.jpg (Altered Army Billboard, 34th and Walnut, 1972 ) Politics and Protest 003.jpg (Police Subdue Yippie Protester, 1969)

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