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Black Student Alliance Scrapbook

Identifier: UA 0041
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Scope and Content

The Black Student Alliance Scrapbook is comprised of photographs, event flyers and a newsletter documenting Black Student Alliance activities during the 1994-1995 school year. The scrapbook contains photographs of individual members of the BSA, as well as events, including Homecoming weekend activities, Dress Up Day, Spirit Link Display in the Union, North East Groovers GOGO Band dance, BSA 25th Anniversary celebration, Alumni Reception in Godwin Hall, Sigma Gamma Rho probate, National Black Student Leadership Conference, Black Student Alliance Week events, and MLK Day candle lighting ceremony.

The Black Student Alliance Highlights newsletter contains articles such as, “The Absence of African-American Faculty,” “What’s happening in the NAACP,” and book and movie reviews.


  • Creation: 1994 - 1995

Access Restrictions

Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of James Madison University is retained by James Madison University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information, contact the Special Collections Reference Desk (

Bio/Historical Note

The Black Student Alliance was founded in 1969. During the 1994-1995 school year David Ginn served as President, with Francis Johnson and Latoya Ingram as First and Second Vice President. The BSA office was located on the second floor of Taylor Hall.


0.17 cubic feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



The Black Student Alliance Scrapbook is comprised of photographs, event flyers and a newsletter documenting Black Student Alliance activities at James Madison University during the 1994-1995 school year.


Scrapbook remains bound.


Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Acquisition Information

Scrapbook was donated on April 3, 2018, by the Black Student Alliance president, Mecca Baker.

A Guide to the Black Student Alliance Scrapbook, 1994-1995
Sarah Roth-Mullet
April 2018
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Repository Details

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