Fall 2016

Time Capsule


Perhaps due to our location in the political heart of New England, Suffolk students have long been involved in protest marches and political demonstrations,” writes University archivist Michael P. Dello Iacono. As examples, he cites, “women’s suffrage parades in the 1910s, scrap metal drives during WWII, antiwar protests in the ’60s, civil rights rallies in the 1960s and ’70s, and marriage equality marches in the early 2000s.” And he shares the 1969 photograph above in which Kevin White, mayor of Boston from 1968 to 1984, met Suffolk students protesting the Vietnam War.

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