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Student Reading Campus Newspaper
Liz Vantrease, Class of 1970, reads a copy of the student newspaper, The Bullet, next to a cut out of a Vietnam War soldier who wears a peace sign and a flower.Newspaper headline reads "The Word is 'Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out.'" -- a reference to the…

Mary Washington College Students Participate in the Strike Against the Expansion of the Vietnam War
Sue Cottingham, editor of  the campus newspaper, The Bullet, is shown center left. She wears a "Strike" badge, protesting the Vietnam War expansion into Cambodia.

James Farmer's Second March to Montgomery
Group of men, including James Farmer, during his second attempt to march to Montgomery, Alabama from Selma, Alabama. From left to right: Fred Shuttlesworth, Martin Luther King Jr., James Farmer, and James Forman. In the foreground: Andrew Young.

James L. Farmer, Jr.
James Farmer, founder of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Sign behind him reads, “END SEGREGATION ACROSS THE NATION."

Seven Lectures on Female Education, Inscribed to Mrs. Garnett's Pupils, at Elm-Wood, Essex County, Virginia
Seven lectures on the education of young women, primarily concerned with character formation. Garnett indicates that the following topics will be covered:The moral and religious obligations to a right improvement of time. The best means of…