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A coalition of University of Washington student organizations call for an all-campus student strike against the war in Vietnam and the killings at Kent State.

More than 7,000 anti-war protesters march from the University of Washington and block the I-5 Freeway.

Photos from Alan Land
HistoryLink.org

Students Mobilize War Protests

This week we provide you with a series of web links about the Vietnam war protests in Seattle, organized by UW students, and a couple of sites for researching the topic.

Seattle Student Protests: see these articles at HistoryLink.org:

UW students participate in national student strike on April 26, 1968.
http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=1386

War statements by Archbishop Connolly prompt four students to walk out on Seattle University commencement on June 1, 1969.
http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=1239

Police from Seattle and King County occupy University of Washington on March 12, 1970, after demonstrations injure 17 persons.
http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=2194

Chicago Seven defendant Tom Hayden speaks at University of Washington on April 3, 1970.
http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=2231

Weeks of protests erupt in Seattle beginning on May 1, 1970, against U. S. entry into Cambodia and to protest the killing of four Kent State students.
http://www.historylink.org/essays/output.cfm?file_id=2308

1970-71 U.S. Timeline: The Nation in Flux, America's Best History
http://americasbesthistory.home.att.net/abhtimeline1970.html

Research:
Students for a Democratic Society, Washington State University Papers 1967-1973. Research collection WSU
http://nwda-db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv21558

Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection, University of Washington
http://content.lib.washington.edu/protestsweb/index.html