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  • BSO Protest, 1969 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05)
    Members of the Black Student Organization (BSO) stand in protest in front of the Fine Arts Building. This may have been the Saturday,May 17, 1969 protest in which the BSO rejected the college administration's response to ...
  • BSO Students with Administration's Response 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05)
    Four members of the Black Student Organization (BSO) walk down the steps of Mandelle Hall after receiving from the college administration a written response to their demands. Three of the four students are identified. ...
  • White Students Support BSO Demands 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05-24)
    White students sit on the lawn in front of a campus building on May 24, 1969, holding signs that read "We Support BSO Demands. Black Autonomy - Black Studies." The student rally was in support of the Black Student ...
  • BSO Members Protest at Banquet 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-05)
    Two members of the Black Student Organization (BSO) stand at the podium during a banquet on campus. College president Weimer K. Hicks sits to the right of the podium. Members of the BSO sent a set of demands to the campus ...
  • Slumber Party Trampoline 

    Maxwell, Robert (Kalamazoo Gazette, 1961-03)
    A student jumps on a trampoline in Tredway Gymnasium during the Women's Recreation Association slumber party in 1961. Women students played sports in the evening and then spent the night in the gym. The photo was taken ...
  • Women's Recreation Association Basketball 

    Maxwell, Robert (Kalamazoo Gazette, 1961-03)
    Women play basketball in Tredway Gymnasium as part of the Women's Recreation Association (WRA) slumber party. According to an article in the March 15, 1961 issue of The Index, "The night's activities include basketball, ...
  • Slumber Party Pyramid 

    Maxwell, Robert (Kalamazoo Gazette, 1961-03)
    In March of 1961, the Women's Recreation Association (WRA) held a slumber party in Tredway Gymnasium. According to an Index article, admission was 25 cents and no men were allowed. This photo, taken by Kalamazoo Gazette ...
  • Kappa Pi Pledges 

    Fischer, David (Kalamazoo College, 1956)
    Two first year students, Sue Lewis and Sue Setzekorn, wear paper hats as part of the pledge process to the Kappa Pi society. The photo was originally published in the 1957 Boiling Pot yearbook (p. 55).
  • 1896 Washington Banquet Program 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1896-02-21)
    The Eurodelphian, Philolexian, and Sherwood Societies of Kalamazoo College hosted the Washington Banquet on February 21, 1896. The toastmaster was H.C. Jackson and other speakers included Pauline LaTourette, Caroline ...
  • Missionary Society of Inquiry ledger, 1858-60 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1858)
    This ledger documents the Missionary Society of Inquiry's constitution, by-laws, and meeting minutes. The society was formed in 1858 and the ledger includes up to June 1860. The ledger also includes a list of students ...
  • Black Student Residents in the Residence Halls... 

    Long, William G. (1969-02-03)
    The response from Kalamazoo College Dean of Student Affairs William G. Long to the memorandum from the Black Student Organization (BSO) regarding Black student residents in the residence halls and the hiring of Black ...
  • Revision Suggestions Connected with Draft Memorandum to the BSO in Regard to Admissions 

    Long, William G. (1969-03-13)
    Revision suggestions from Kalamazoo College Dean of Student Affairs William G. Long to President Weimer K. Hicks in regards to a response to be given to the Black Student Organization (BSO) about the admission of Black students.
  • Kalamazoo College Explores Its Traditions: The Black Student Organization 

    Unknown author (1997-05-07)
    A press release announcing the lecture/discussion on the founding of the Black Student Organization (BSO) at Kalamazoo College. Clyde Solomon, Class of 1971, and Romeo Phillips, Professor Emeritus of Education, spoke at ...
  • President's Response to Demands of June 1998 

    Jones, James F., Jr. (James Fleming), 1947- (1998-06-04)
    Letter from Kalamazoo College President James F. Jones, Jr. to the College Community responding to the demonstration led by the Black Student Organization (BSO) for more diverse faculty and staff.
  • Issues of Diversity Concerning Faculty and Administration 

    Unknown author (1998-06-04)
    A letter submitted by Kalamazoo College's Black Student Organization (BSO) to President James F. Jones, Provost Gregory Mahler, and the entire College community regarding diversity within the faculty and administration.
  • Third World Press Editor to Speak 

    Unknown author (1991-01-29)
    Press release announcing that Haki R. Madhubut (also known as Don L. Lee) will speak at the annual dinner sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO) of Kalamazoo College.
  • BSO Chapel: The Necessity of God in College Life 

    Unknown author (1990-05-11)
    Program for the Chapel event sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO) of Kalamazoo College. The main speaker was Herbert R. Davis and the event also included Toni Booker of Booker Productions Gospel Choir from ...
  • 1983 Chapel Program: A Black History Month Celebration 

    Unknown author (1983-02-18)
    A program for the Friday Chapel on February 18, 1983 at Kalamazoo College. Sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO), the main speaker Dr. Charles Taylor presented on "Black America: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."
  • Program for Sixth Annual Black History Dinner 

    Unknown author (1983-02-17)
    Program for the Sixth Annual Black History Dinner sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO) of Kalamazoo College. The theme was "Black America: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow."
  • 1971 Black Arts Festival 

    Unknown author (1971-04)
    Program of events for the first Black Arts Festival sponsored by the Black Student Organization (BSO) of Kalamazoo College.

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