Campaign Against Apartheid

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Duration: September 1984 - mid-1986
Location: Berkeley, California, United States
Newsletter: Between the Lines


The Campaign Against Apartheid was a student group at the University of California, Berkeley. The Campaign Against Apartheid was a major player in the campaign to get the University of California to divest from companies doing business in apartheid South Africa. (Source: William Nessen, a member of the Campaign Against Apartheid.)

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Title: Nessen (Papers); William
Time Span: 1978 - 1995
Media: 1.4 cubic feet; 1 tape recording, and 10 photographs
Description: Papers of social activist/organizer William ("Billy") Nessen primarily documenting the anti-apartheid movement at the University of California-Berkeley during the 1980s, especially the sit-in at Sproul Hall. There is also information about the anti-apartheid movement in the community of Berkeley and on other campuses (mainly Cornell, Columbia, and City University of New York). Organizations included: American Committee on Africa, United People of Color, Campuses United Against Apartheid, the University of California Divestment Coalition, Campaign Against Apartheid, and the Steve Biko Coalition for Full Divestment.
Housed At: Wisconsin State Historical Society
Location: 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706, United States
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