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A photo (c. 1950s or 1960s) of the reference desk at Miami's Alumni Library

Announcement and photographs of Bob Schul's, a 27 year-old Miami student, shock victory at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Schul won the gold medal for the 5000 m distance run, and remains the only American to have done so. From "Miami University" by Dan…

A 1964 photo of Miami's Alumni Library

The envelope of a letter sent to Carolyn Gordon from Anthony Rivers. Rivers demands 'Uhuru! Freedom NOW' on the envelope (Uhuru being the Swahili word for freedom).

Helen Ball at the Reserve Desk of Alumni Library in the summer of 1964. Helen went on to become the first Head of the Walter Havighurst Special Collections.

Letter written to Carolyn Gordon from Anthony Rivers. Rivers was the head of one of the voter registration drives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Gordon was one of the Miami students who traveled to Greensboro during spring break 1964 to assist the…

Photograph of Miami students who became Marines in the Vietnam War.

Front page of the Miami Student October 20, 1964, announcing a win for the Miami football team over Northwestern and a win for Miami student Bob Schul at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

The front page of the Miami Student April 13, 1965. Features an article on limited housing at Miami University.

The front page of the Miami Student April 30, 1965. Features article on perceptions of the Vietnam War at Miami University.
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