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SJSU Special Collections & Archives

Historical Research Topics and Collections

1960s at SJSU

1960s on Campus

Digital Collections:

Civil Rights and Campus Protest Collection (SJSU)

The San Jose State College Digital Civil Rights Collection documents campus protest movements that took place from the 1960s-1970. SJSC campus protest movements reflected the explosion of student unrest on college campuses across the nation. Between the years 1968-1972, student unrest dominated college life. Access these images at:



In addition, the student newspaper the Spartan Daily is a digital resource for primary sources on this time period.  It is available at:

Library Databases