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John Hermsen Vietnam War protest collection 1971

Hermsen, John, (donor.).

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L267 (Text) 00000106353345 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1.0 Cubic feet 1 cubic foot box

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/02/23 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/23 by Patrick Ridout. EAD finding aid revised by Bethany Fiechter on 2016/03/30.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection contains an assortment of organizational notes, propaganda, and newspapers in regard to the People's Peace Treaty and the May Day protests in 1971; events in response to the Vietnam War. The following items are from the Bloomington, Indiana protests: six protest posters, propaganda buttons and two "Kidnap Kissinger" buttons. A set of instructions about protests in Washington D.C. is also included. Most of the protest posters are handpainted. The "May Day Protest" poster includes information on what to wear, how much money to bring for jail bail and how to behave.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: John Hermsen Vietnam War protest collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data: John Hermsen was a resident of Bloomington, Indiana during the Vietnam Protests in 1971.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Jim Hermsen on 1977/08/01
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: People's Peace Treaty (Organization)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Protest movements > Indiana.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Moral and ethical aspects > United States.
Bloomington (Ind.)
Washington (D.C.)
Genre: Protest posters.
Buttons (Information artifacts)

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