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Thumbnail of Spontaneous parade in Boston on hearing that Lyndon Johnson would not pursue a             second term as president: celebrating students packed into a convertible, riding on the side

1968 Apr. 1

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Spontaneous parade in Boston on hearing that Lyndon Johnson would not pursue a second term as president: celebrating students packed into a convertible, riding on the side

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "Hooray, hooray, LBJ gave up today' 2:00 AM parade."

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Anti-Wallace protesters at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common carrying             signs 'Reject racism' and comparing Wallace to Hitler

1968 Oct. 9

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Anti-Wallace protesters at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common carrying signs 'Reject racism' and comparing Wallace to Hitler

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "George Wallace Rally on Boston Common." As part of his campaign for the presidency, Wallace spoke to a peaceful, but mostly hostile crowd estimated at between 18,000 and 20,000 on the Common.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Spontaneous parade on hearing that Lyndon Johnson would not pursue a             second term: crowd celebrating beneath an American flag, arms raised in celebration, flashing peace signs

1968 Apr. 1

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Spontaneous parade on hearing that Lyndon Johnson would not pursue a second term: crowd celebrating beneath an American flag, arms raised in celebration, flashing peace signs

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "Hooray, hooray, LBJ gave up today' 2:00 AM parade."

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Audience members at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common

1968 Oct. 9

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Audience members at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "George Wallace Rally on Boston Common." As part of his campaign for the presidency, Wallace spoke to a peaceful, but mostly hostile crowd estimated at between 18,000 and 20,000 on the Common.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Defiant library workers, Boston University

1968 Sept. 10

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Defiant library workers, Boston University

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "Newz #2: John Vasquez: death of student power, seat 10, defiant library workers."

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Umoja (Black student union) activist standing by car, wrapped in a sheepskin, at site of occupied administration building, Boston University

1968 Apr. 25

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Umoja (Black student union) activist standing by car, wrapped in a sheepskin, at site of occupied administration building, Boston University

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "Umoja taveoker of administration building." Umoja, the Black Student Union at Boston University, occupied the administration building for twelve hours before winning concessions on nine demands from President Armand Christ-Janer including appointing a Martin Luther King Chair of Social Ethics; establishing an Afro-American Affairs Coordi... more

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Umoja (Black student union) activists near sign for Boston University Administrative offices, during             occupation of administration building (one man blocking camera with a briefcase)

1968 Apr. 25

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Umoja (Black student union) activists near sign for Boston University Administrative offices, during occupation of administration building (one man blocking camera with a briefcase)

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images labeled "Umoja taveoker of administration building." Umoja, the Black Student Union at Boston University, occupied the administration building for twelve hours before winning concessions on nine demands from President Armand Christ-Janer including appointing a Martin Luther King Chair of Social Ethics; establishing an Afro-American Affairs Coordi... more

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Wallace supporters, with anti-Wallace sign bearing a swastika, at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common

1968 Oct. 9

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Wallace supporters, with anti-Wallace sign bearing a swastika, at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "George Wallace Rally on Boston Common." As part of his campaign for the presidency, Wallace spoke to a peaceful, but mostly hostile crowd estimated at between 18,000 and 20,000 on the Common.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Young African American boy at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common

1968 Oct. 9

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Young African American boy at the George Wallace rally on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "George Wallace Rally on Boston Common." As part of his campaign for the presidency, Wallace spoke to a peaceful, but mostly hostile crowd estimated at between 18,000 and 20,000 on the Common.

Peter Simon Collection

Thumbnail of Young man wearing 'Win with Wallace' button passing out literature at George Wallace rally, Boston Common

1968 Oct. 9

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Young man wearing 'Win with Wallace' button passing out literature at George Wallace rally, Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "George Wallace Rally on Boston Common." As part of his campaign for the presidency, Wallace spoke to a peaceful, but mostly hostile crowd estimated at between 18,000 and 20,000 on the Common.

Peter Simon Collection