Earth Day Demonstration

Title

Earth Day Demonstration

Description

The New Democratic Coalition, a regional political group, sponsored environmental awareness activities during April and May 1970. Speakers included Biological Sciences Department professors Robert Burchard and Bob Platt. On Earth Day, Students demonstrated in front of Hillcrest Building and aired their concerns. The Retriever published a schedule of events that included the headline: 'Death' is spelled P-O-L-L-U-T-I-O-N."

Creator

Morganstern, William

Source

University Photographs

Date

Spring 1970

Format

gelatin silver prints; black-and-white photographs; 4 X 5 in.

Identifier

UARCPhotos-09-01; UARC Photos-09-01-0140

Files

http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/UMBC_50th_Online_Exhibit/50umbctimeline/PDFs/JPEG/UARCPhotos-09-01-0140.jpg

Tags

Citation

Morganstern, William, “Earth Day Demonstration,” UMBC 50th, accessed December 2, 2022, https://umbc50.omeka.net/items/show/1554.