• Creator
  • Karpen, Joseph
  • Created Date
  • 1969
  • Description
  • On April 24, 1969, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) chapter at the University of Washington staged a protest against corporate recruiting in front of Loew Hall on the UW campus. They intended to shut down the Career Planning and Placement Center. The protest lasted for almost four hours as SDS protesters faced off with anti-SDS groups, while recruiting continued despite the protest. SDS held a rally outside of the Husky Union Buildi... more
    On April 24, 1969, the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) chapter at the University of Washington staged a protest against corporate recruiting in front of Loew Hall on the UW campus. They intended to shut down the Career Planning and Placement Center. The protest lasted for almost four hours as SDS protesters faced off with anti-SDS groups, while recruiting continued despite the protest. SDS held a rally outside of the Husky Union Building (HUB) where a faculty member, and a United Mexican-American Students representative spoke. Around 12:45, the SDS protesters started moving towards Loew Hall, where they were met by anti-SDS students. SDS members managed to push their way into the building and went to the recruiting office. However, they left after one student announced that they had been asked to leave. After regrouping between Loew Hall and the Mechanical Engineering building, an SDS member went back into Loew Hall to determine whether the recruiting office was still open,... less
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    Scanned from a negative using a Epson Perfection 4990 at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2013