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The Art of Protest (SJSU)

Collection Description

The Art of Protest Collection consists of twenty-six digitized silk screen posters documenting campus social protest movements in California during the 1960s and 1970s. Mostly the work of students at the University of California campuses in Berkeley and Santa Cruz, the posters depict a wide range of opposition …

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The Art of Protest (SJSU)
Bernal Files (SJPL California Room)

The Bernal Files are a collection of notes and materials gathered by Dr. James P. Delgado when he was researching the history of Rancho Santa Teresa in the 1970s.  The collection includes research on the Bernal and other Santa Clara County pioneering families.

Bernal Files (SJPL California Room)
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Charles B. Burdick War Poster Collection (SJSU)

Background

Charles B. Burdick (1927-1998) grew up in San Jose, California where he attended Lincoln High School before enlisting in the United States Army during World War II. After serving in the Army, Burdick enrolled at San Jose State College in 1946. He graduated with a B.A. in History in 1949, and obtained his Ph.D. from …

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Charles B. Burdick War Poster Collection (SJSU)
Dr. Carl Duncan and Patricia Whiting Collection (SJSU)

Background

Carl D. Duncan, a longtime professor of natural sciences at San Jose State College, mentored Patricia Carpio Whiting as she worked as a secretary in the Field Studies program from 1964 until his death in 1966. Inspired by an unusually close and warm friendship between student and mentor, Duncan supported Whiting’s mother and …

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Dr. Carl Duncan and Patricia Whiting Collection (SJSU)

About the collections



The King Library Digital Collections represent rare and unique materials held by San Jose State University Special Collections and the San Jose Public Library’s California Room. The collections document the history of the Santa Clara Valley from its agricultural beginnings to the high-tech boom and formation of the Silicon Valley. The range of subjects covered include local politics, social and cultural traditions, education, local business and industry, and historical events. This digital library will stimulate discovery of the rich and diverse resources of the library and will promote new scholarship from our community.

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