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Students Sleeping Overnight at BMCC During 1970 Protest

Printed in Prism, the BMCC 1971 yearbook, this photograph was one in a series that documents the student takeover of one of the BMCC buildings in May 1970. On May 6-7 over 30 students slept in the "A" building. As reported in Prism, the takeover lasted for several days.
Date Created | May 1970
Rights | Obtain From Prism -1971, BMCC Yearbook
Item Type | Still Image (Photograph)
Cite This document | “Students Sleeping Overnight at BMCC During 1970 Protest,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed May 25, 2019,

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