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Buffalo protest collection, 1969-1972

Buffalo History Museum. Research Library


Jowdy, Carl

1 box (0.5 linear ft.) + 17 oversize items

English

Collection of materials related to civil rights activism in the Buffalo area in the late '60s and early '70s.

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Collection Details

Accessioned; 98-139; 1998/12/29; Mary F. Bell. Arranged; 2000; unknown. Described; 2016/01/21; Amy Miller.

Carl Jowdy, Lockport, NY; purchase $3075.00; 1998/12/29; 98-139.

Carl Jowdy was active in the Black Panthers and other radical groups in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.

Collection includes magazine, newspaper clippings, newsletters, postcards, stickers, programs, posters, leaflets, and booklets relating to counterculture and protests with in Buffalo, including at the University at Buffalo. Organizations include Young Socialist Alliance, Palestine Liberation Movement, Niagara Liberation Front, Young Rebels Revolutionary Collective and Students for Democratic Society. Protest subjects include Angela Davis, Martin Sostre, Bobby Seale, Fred Hampton, Huey Newton, Vietnam War, Hunger and Civil Rights.

The collection is arranged by counterculture organization within box and by newspaper for oversize.

Collection Access & Use

Researchers wishing to access this collection must apply for a Scholar Pass and present valid photo ID upon arrival to the library.

Written permission required to reproduce and/or publish. Information on use and fees may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives.

The Buffalo History Museum Research Library, Mss. A2016-04, Buffalo protest collection.

Collection Subjects & Formats

Angela Davis - Magazines

File: Angela Davis - Magazines

Box-folder: 1.1

Angela Davis - Newspaper clippings/Newsletters

File: Angela Davis - Newspaper clippings/Newsletters

Box-folder: 1.2

Angela Davis - Postcards/stickers

File: Angela Davis - Postcards/stickers

Box-folder: 1.3

Martin Sostre

File: Martin Sostre

Box-folder: 1.4

Bobby Seale, Fred Hampton and Huey Newton

File: Bobby Seale, Fred Hampton and Huey Newton

Box-folder: 1.5

Young Socialist Alliance

File: Young Socialist Alliance

Box-folder: 1.6

Palestine Liberation Movement

File: Palestine Liberation Movement

Box-folder: 1.7

Niagara Liberation Front

File: Niagara Liberation Front

Box-folder: 1.8

Young Rebels Revolutionary Collective

File: Young Rebels Revolutionary Collective

Box-folder: 1.9

Protest against Vietnam War

File: Protest against Vietnam War

Box-folder: 1.10

Protest against Hunger

File: Protest against Hunger

Box-folder: 1.11

Pollution Protests

File: Pollution Protests

Box-folder: 1.12

Buffalo Students for Democratic Society (SDS)

File: Buffalo Students for Democratic Society (SDS)

Box-folder: 1.13

UB Student Protests

File: UB Student Protests

Box-folder: 1.14

UB Student Protests II

File: UB Student Protests II

Box-folder: 1.15

UB Student Protests III

File: UB Student Protests III

Box-folder: 1.16

War/Civil Rights Protests Articles

File: War/Civil Rights Protests Articles

Box-folder: 1.17

Free Angela Davis Now! / New York Committee to Free Angela Davis. 1 poster (b & w); 55 x 42cm.

Item: Free Angela Davis Now! / New York Committee to Free Angela Davis. 1 poster (b & w); 55 x 42cm.

The Activist newspaper. 4 issues: Vol. 1, No. 1; Special Issue - March 26, 1970; Vol. II, no. 2 and Vol. 2, no. 3. 42 x 30cm.

Item: The Activist newspaper. 4 issues: Vol. 1, No. 1; Special Issue - March 26, 1970; Vol. II, no. 2 and Vol. 2, no. 3. 42 x 30cm.

Buffalo Nine newsletter. April 1969; 43 x 28cm.

Item: Buffalo Nine newsletter. April 1969; 43 x 28cm.

Cold Steel. 2 issues: March 1970 and September 1970. 44 x 30cm.

Item: Cold Steel. 2 issues: March 1970 and September 1970. 44 x 30cm.

Cornell Aeronautical lab. 3 copies. 42 x 29cm.

Item: Cornell Aeronautical lab. 3 copies. 42 x 29cm.

Ethos. Vol. 3, no. 21. 42 x 29cm.

Item: Ethos. Vol. 3, no. 21. 42 x 29cm.

The Spectrum. 3 issues: Vol. 20, no. 67; Vol. 20, no. 69 and Vol. 20, no. 87. 42 x 29cm.

Item: The Spectrum. 3 issues: Vol. 20, no. 67; Vol. 20, no. 69 and Vol. 20, no. 87. 42 x 29cm.

Undercurrent. Vol. 3, no. 1. 43 x 30cm.

Item: Undercurrent. Vol. 3, no. 1. 43 x 30cm.

Workers World. Vol. 12, no. 5. 42 x 30cm.

Item: Workers World. Vol. 12, no. 5. 42 x 30cm.

James Baldwin’s statement to Angela: the enormous revolution in Black consciousness... /Vinton Kirk.

Item: James Baldwin’s statement to Angela: the enormous revolution in Black consciousness... /Vinton Kirk.

I am Black woman! / designed and produced by Richard McCrary, 1971.

Item: I am Black woman! / designed and produced by Richard McCrary, 1971.