Omeka - Digital History at Ursinus

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Article from the Ursinus Alumni Journal March 1957 about the acquisition of Studio Cottage, 646 Main Street, 724 Main Street, 942 Main Street, and 944 Main Street.

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Article from the Ursinus College Bulletin January 1985 about Studio Cottage's transition from dormitory and music studio to a counseling center.

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This article acknowledges the difficulties for Admission to initiate inclusion of black women on Ursinus College campus. In 1968, Ursinus and its students speculate how to outreach for black women to provide inclusion and diversity on campus.

Art is the pulse of social consciousness. The Lantern is one of the first, and certainly the biggest circulation of art at Ursinus College. To find that a white woman is applauded for speaking from the black experience in the first publication of…

After graduation, Carol Clark Lawrence went to serve on the Ursinus Board of Directors. This is remarkable given Ursinus’s lack of inclusion of Black female voices only two decades prior. This source highlights the pererverance and tenacity of…

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Dr. W. Robert Crigler was the first African-American graduate of Ursinus College in 1956. His passing is significant for many reasons, however most recognizable is the establishment of The W. R. Crigler Institute for black students (formerly known as…

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A screening of the film "Traces of the Trade" at Ursinus leads to a "dialogue about white guilt and white privilege"

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It is baffling that the first black women to graduated from Ursinus only forty-five years ago. The first black man graduated in 1956-- seventeen years beforehand. Not only does this highlight a racial bias on campus, but a gender bias is certainly a…

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Report on a town hall meeting discussing the vandalizing of an African-American teacher's podium with a racial epithet.

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Institute for Inclusion and Equity launch caps week of programming at Ursinus College. It was noted in the article of the reflection of interdisciplinary research on campus related to inclusivity and equity needing to identify and openly discuss…
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