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Student Activism in the 1930s
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Graphic from The Student Outlook, November-December, 1934
Graphic from The Student Outlook, November-December, 1934
Online Documents Related to Student Activism in the 1930s

Photographs and Graphics
Thirty-eight photographs, graphics and editorial cartoons from the Joseph Lash Papers at the FDRL and Prof. Robert Cohen's personal collection.

Autobiographical Essays (Summer, 1935)
Twenty-one autobiographical essays from the 1935 Student League for Industrial Democracy (SLID) Summer Leadership Institute. From the Joseph P. Lash Papers at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Libary.

Autobiographical Essays (Summer, 1938 and 1939)
Nineteen autobiographical essays written by student activists during the American Student Union's 1938 and 1939 summer training institutes. From the Joseph P. Lash Papers at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Libary.

American Student Union Memoirs (1986)
Twelve memoirs from past members of the ASU, collected in 1986, while attending the 50th and 25th Anniversary National Reunion of the American Student Union and the Students for a Democratic Society, held at California State University, Long Beach.

The Student Movement of the 1930s
An undated speech by Joseph P. Lash, looking back at the student movement of the 1930s. From the Joseph P. Lash Papers at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Libary.

Miscellaneous Documents

FIGHT WAR! National Committee for the Student Congress Against War, December 27, 1932, for a program held at Mandel Hall, University of Chicago.

A Socialist Training School, Lewis M. Cohen, from The Student Outlook, v. 4, n. 1 (October, 1935), p. 6.

The High School Summer School, Lillian Kashdon, from The Student Outlook, v. 4, n. 1 (October, 1935), p. 8.

The Declaration of the Rights of American Youth, American Youth Congress, July 4, 1936.

Youth Finds Its Own Answers, Alan Hartman, from Survey Graphic Vol. 28, No. 8 (August, 1939), p. 492.

True Color: Stalin Forces ASU Out Into the Open, from the Mirror, January 2, 1940.

Why I Still Believe in the Youth Congress, Eleanor Roosevelt, from Liberty v. 17 (April 1940), p. 30-32.

Student Peace Strike, a photo-essay by Rondal Partridge, University of California, Berkeley, California, April 19, 1940.

Memorial to Spain, Joseph P. Lash, April 13, 1980, College of the City of New York.




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