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Archives & Special Collections: 2020 Remote Instruction

This guide details the Archives & Special Collections at the University of Puget Sound.

Remote Instruction with Archival Materials

The Archives & Special Collections is excited to present multiple primary source sets for remote instruction. These sets are comprised of largely university records and based off of classes we've taught many times in the A&SC. The sets are:

  • Japanese American Incarceration During WWII
  • Japanese Cherry Trees & Historical Memory
  • Student Activism at Puget Sound
  • The Vietnam War and its Impact on Campus
  • Black Activism and Leadership at Puget Sound

See the boxes below for more information about each session. If you're interested in scheduling a remote archives session, email archives@pugetsound.edu. If none of these source sets would work for your course, but you're still interested in a remote archives session, reach out and we'll be happy to brainstorm alternatives.

Japanese American Incarceration During WWII

 

This session is one of our most frequently executed sessions in the Archives & Special Collections. These materials explore the Japanese American community in Tacoma prior to WWII and follows them through their incarceration during WWII. Students will work in groups to explore one of the following sets of primary sources, accessible through Google Drive. We'll work with individual faculty members to decide how best to incorporate this exercise into their online instruction.

This session features primary source materials on:

  • Tacoma Japanese Community pre-WWII,
  • the aftermath of Pearl Harbor,
  • forced relocation,
  • conditions of the "assembly centers/relocation camps," 
  • college student relocation efforts,
  • and Shigeo Wakamatsu/Reflecting on incarceration.

This particular session was designed for a large class, so there is flexibility to adjust the materials for smaller class sizes.

Student Activism at Puget Sound

This session investigates different instances of student activism on campus between 1968-2016. Students will work in groups to explore one of the following sets of primary sources, accessible through Google Drive. We'll work with individual faculty members to decide how best to incorporate this exercise into their online instruction.

This session features primary source materials on:

  • The beginnings of the Black Student Union (1968-1969)
  • Vietnam moratoriums (1969)
  • The "three demands" made by the student body in 1969
  • Student activism in the 2000s/2010s

Japanese Cherry Trees and Historical Memory

This session works as a sequel to the Japanese American Incarceration session, but also works well on its own. We created this session to investigate how campus has remembered the act of Japanese incarceration during WWII. The The primary source groups are organized chronologically and students explore university publications and how they reflect on Japanese American incarceration. Materials span from 1951-2018.

Students will work in groups to explore one of the sets of primary sources, accessible through Google Drive. We'll work with individual faculty members to decide how best to incorporate this exercise into their online instruction.

The Vietnam War and its Impact on Campus

This session investigates different aspects of the Vietnam War and how it impacted our community. Students will work in groups to explore one of the following sets of primary sources, accessible through Google Drive. We'll work with individual faculty members to decide how best to incorporate this exercise into their online instruction.

This session features primary source materials on:

  • Faculty divide over the Vietnam War
  • ROTC program at Puget Sound
  • Vietnam moratoriums
  • The "three demands" made by the student body in 1969

Archivist & Special Collections Librarian

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Adriana Flores
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Archives & Special Collections,
2nd floor, Collins Library
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Black Activism and Leadership at Puget Sound

This session was created just last week and was taught online as our first remote class. Although the primary source set is new, students responded well to the materials and we figured we'd offer the session to others who may be interested. These materials investigate activism and leadership on campus by our students of color, and primarily our African American students. Students will work in groups to explore one of the following sets of primary sources, accessible through Google Drive. We'll work with individual faculty members to decide how best to incorporate this exercise into their online instruction.

This session features primary source materials on:

  • Beginnings of Black Student Union (1968-1971)
  • Regina Glenn '70
  • Visitors to Campus (1969-2014)
  • Student Activism in the 2000s/2010s
  • Black Ice (2012-2016)
  • UPS3 (2016-2017)