Black Student Alliance Scrapbook, 1994-1995 *JMU Records*

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Creator:
James Madison University. Black Student Alliance
Title:
Black Student Alliance Scrapbook
Collection No.:
UA 0041
Date:
1994-1995
Extent:
1 box, .17 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
The Black Student Alliance Scrapbook is comprised of photographs, event flyers and a newsletter documenting Black Student Alliance activities at James Madison University during the 1994-1995 school year.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Black Student Alliance Scrapbook, UA 0041, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Bio/Historical Note

The Black Student Alliance was founded in 1969. During the 1994-1995 school year David Ginn served as President, with Francis Johnson and Latoya Ingram as First and Second Vice President. The BSA office was located on the second floor of Taylor Hall.

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Scope and Content

The Black Student Alliance Scrapbook is comprised of photographs, event flyers and a newsletter documenting Black Student Alliance activities during the 1994-1995 school year. The scrapbook contains photographs of individual members of the BSA, as well as events, including Homecoming weekend activities, Dress Up Day, Spirit Link Display in the Union, North East Groovers GOGO Band dance, BSA 25th Anniversary celebration, Alumni Reception in Godwin Hall, Sigma Gamma Rho probate, National Black Student Leadership Conference, Black Student Alliance Week events, and MLK Day candle lighting ceremony.

The Black Student Alliance Highlights newsletter contains articles such as, "The Absence of African-American Faculty," "What's happening in the NAACP," and book and movie reviews.

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Arrangement

Scrapbook remains bound.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collection Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

Scrapbook was donated on April 3, 2018, by the Black Student Alliance president, Mecca Baker.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • Scrapbooks
  • Newsletters
  • Photographs

Subject

  • James Madison University
  • African Americans -- Education (Higher)
  • African American college students

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Black Student Alliance Scrapbook, 1994-1995 box OV 1
"Black Student Alliance Highlights" Newsletter, Spring 1995 box OV 1 folder 1