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Wake Forest Student Protests and Activism, 1950s-1970s: Vietnam War
Vertical files consist of newspaper clippings, published and unpublished documents, and other materials about specific subjects related to WFU history. This collection has not been digitized; link leads to the finding aid for the print collection.
Andy Heck was a WFU football player drafted into the Marines in 1967. After Heck was wounded in the Tet Offensive, WFU students and faculty created this scroll of well-wishes for him. This item has not been digitized.
Mac Bryan was a WFU alum and a professor in the Religion Department. He was active in the civil rights movement and the anti-war movement. His papers include clippings and documentation of Winston-Salem sit-ins and other political activity. Collection has not been digitized; link leads to finding aid for print collection.
G. William (Bill) Joyner, WFU class of 1966, played basketball in for WFU and joined the U.S. Army after graduation. Oral history interview includes Joyner's memories of his undergraduate years at Wake Forest, the Vietnam Era, and working during the early years of development for the University. Audio only; no transcript.