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"Students Fight Faculty Purge At City College"

This article from the New York Daily Mirror discusses an April 23, 1941 student rally at City College (CCNY). The rally, planned initially as an anti-war peace demonstration, was expanded to include a protest against the recent suspension of 11 CCNY instructors. The instructors were suspended by the Board of Higher Education after their alleged ties to the Communist Party and their refusal to cooperate at the public hearings of New York State's Rapp-Coudert Committee. Students had protested outside of CCNY President Harry Wright's office in the previous days.

Source | Smith, Carol
Creator | Daily Mirror
Date Created | April 23, 1941
Rights | Obtain From Daily Mirror
Item Type | Text (Article / Essay)
Cite This document | Daily Mirror, “"Students Fight Faculty Purge At City College",” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed February 25, 2024, https://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/3732.

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