Penn State University

The Special Collections Library at Penn State has contributed materials for Project Stand encompassing student protest and dissent, political discourse and the politics of contemporary conflict, and gay rights advocacy efforts at Penn State. Collections include the Allan Zellman Student Protest Audio Collection, containing 4 hours of field recordings from student protests in 1969; the Thomas W. Benson Papers, containing the academic work and political poster collection of Dr. Thomas Benson, a long-time faculty member active in the study of political discourse and freedom of speech; and the Homophiles of Penn State Collection, including flyers, newsletters, and documentation on efforts to create a gay student rights organization at PSU during the 1960’s and 1970’s.


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