Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University has contributed 24 submissions to Project Stand representing 14 collections and approx. 22 cubic feet of material. Included in their submissions are materials from the Bowling Green Chapter of the National Council of Negro Women; subject/correspondence files from the University Presidents Office and the Office of Student Affairs related to Vietnam era student protests, campus unrest, and the university’s reaction to the Kent State massacre; and various student association records, including records of the Black Student Union, (1970-2010), African Peoples Association (1970-2009), Latino Students Union (1972-2008), Womyn for Womyn (1974-1996), and Students for a Democratic Society (1966-1969).

Featured Collection

Collection: National Council of Negro Women Inc. Records, 2008-2014

Dates: 2008-2014

Description: In 1935, Mary McLeod Bethune founded the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Its purpose was to bring together different national and local organizations servicing and representing African American women, and to advocate for various rights and issues.


Primary contact: Michelle Sweetser (bio)