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ITEM — Oversize_Box: | MEMORABILIA, Oversize Box 15 Identifier: MC 1117: T-418: CD-63, Mem.1.

University of Massachusetts Collegian occupation t-shirt, 1978. Digital


  • 1972-2007

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. As per the agreement between Julie Melrose and the Schlesinger Library, folder #2.8 is closed until 2040, and #3.7 is closed until the death of Ronald Melrose.

An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.


1.88 linear feet ((4 + 1/2 file boxes) plus 1 photograph folder, 12 audiotapes, 1 CD, 1 object)

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Physical Facet

White t-shirt with red and white image of chairs piled up blocking a door with a chain lock. Above image, white text in red box, "Both Feet in the Door / Publication of the Women's Occupation Support Committee." Under image, red text, "Collegian Office Occupied April 30-May 12, 1978."


Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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