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Finding aid URL: https://archivesspace.lafayette.edu/repositories/2/resources/9
The Coeducation and Black Experience oral history interviews consist of oral histories documenting the education and life experiences of women and black students at Lafayette College during the transition to coeducation in the 1960s and 1970s. Interviews were conducted with fifty five alumni, faculty, and administrators who witnessed this period of social change on campus. While the oral histories primarily address the experiences of women and black students entering a traditionally white, male campus, other topics include the Vietnam war, student protests, the women’s liberation movement, minority student recruitment, and the founding of the Association of Black Collegians at Lafayette College.