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Thumbnail of Resistance on the Boston Common: shot of crowd of antiwar demonstrators, with             man holding large sign with Resistance symbol and reading 'Le chronic'

1968 Apr. 3

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance on the Boston Common: shot of crowd of antiwar demonstrators, with man holding large sign with Resistance symbol and reading 'Le chronic'

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "April 3rd Resistance at Boston Common."

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of MIT war research demonstration: demonstrators in front of the Hermann Building

1969 Nov. 4

Simon, Peter, 1947-

MIT war research demonstration: demonstrators in front of the Hermann Building

Cambridge (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "MIT demonstration." Taken during a demonstration led by the November Action Coalition to protest research conducted at MIT to support the Vietnam War effort.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Protesters arguing Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protest on Boston Common

1970 Apr. 15

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Protesters arguing Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protest on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "April 15 Moratorium (a few goodies); Abbie Hoffman double exposed." Photos of massive antiwar protests on Boston Common sponsored by the Massachusetts Moratorium Committee and the Student Mobilization Committee.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of UFOWC grape pickers strike at Stop and Shop: BU News reporter Paul Trowbridge approaching a protestor

1967 Sept. 20

Simon, Peter, 1947-

UFOWC grape pickers strike at Stop and Shop: BU News reporter Paul Trowbridge approaching a protestor

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "grape pickers at Stop and Shop." Taken at a protest organized by members of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee and Harvard student Alan Moonves.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Administration representatives (?) at the Umoja (Black student organization)             occupation of the administration building, Boston University

1968 Apr. 25

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Administration representatives (?) at the Umoja (Black student organization) occupation of the administration building, Boston University

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "Umoja taveoker of administration building." Umoja, the Black Student Union at Boston University, occupied the administration building for twelve hours before winning concessions on nine demands from President Armand Christ-Janer including appointing a Martin Luther King Chair of Social Ethics; establishing an Afro-American Affairs Coordi... more

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Sarah on a doorway near graffiti reading 'Don't vote for pigs', Beacon Hill

1968 Nov. 4

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Sarah on a doorway near graffiti reading 'Don't vote for pigs', Beacon Hill

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "Sarah -- chickie pix on Beacon Hill."

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Protesters sitting in a circle during  the occupation of the University Placement Office,             Boston University, opposing on-campus recruiting by Dow Chemical Co.

1967 Nov. 16

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Protesters sitting in a circle during the occupation of the University Placement Office, Boston University, opposing on-campus recruiting by Dow Chemical Co.

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "ABF #1. Conference in Charlottesville, Va.," though apparently in error: all appear to be taken at the student protest against on-campus recruiting by Dow Chemical Co., manufacturer of napalm, at the University Placement Office (195 Bay State Road), lead by the Boston University Anti-Draft Union and the Students for a Democratic Soc... more

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Resistance rally: demonstrators marching by Boston Common, police officer in foreground

1967 Oct. 16

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Resistance rally: demonstrators marching by Boston Common, police officer in foreground

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "Resistance rally: draft card burning." Taken at a morning rally on Boston Common, the march to Arlington Street Church, and the draft card burning inside the church.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of MIT war research demonstration: demonstrators marching through campus

1969 Nov. 4

Simon, Peter, 1947-

MIT war research demonstration: demonstrators marching through campus

Cambridge (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "MIT demonstration." Taken during a demonstration led by the November Action Coalition to protest research conducted at MIT to support the Vietnam War effort.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of MIT war research demonstration: Lacey Mason among demonstrators

1969 Nov. 4

Simon, Peter, 1947-

MIT war research demonstration: Lacey Mason among demonstrators

Cambridge (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "MIT demonstration." Taken during a demonstration led by the November Action Coalition to protest research conducted at MIT to support the Vietnam War effort.

Peter Simon Collection