Contributed by Colby College Special Collections
The photograph of a student strike at Colby College in Waterville is from the Echo, Spring 1970, and was taken by Mike Harvey '72.
The National Student Association declared a student strike across the nation when President Nixon sent U.S. troops into Cambodia in 1970, escalating the war in Southeast Asia.
A few days after student protesters at Kent State were fired upon and killed, Colby students staged a nonviolent protest, marching from the campus to the Waterville Post Office and joined the nationwide student strike.
About This Item
- Title: Student strike, Colby College, 1970
- Creator: Michael Havey
- Creation Date: circa 1970
- Subject Date: circa 1970
- Location: Waterville, Kennebec County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 24.2 cm x 19.1 cm
- Local Code: Stack 4 Photography Collection; Box marked Caleb Cooks, folder 1 (black) student protest
- Collection: Colbiana Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Colby College--People
- Protest movements--Maine--Waterville
- Student movements--Maine--Waterville
For more information about this item, contact:Colby College Special Collections
5150 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME 04901
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