Papers of Emil Rinderspacher
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Acquisition and Processing Information: The Papers of Emil Rinderspacher were donated to the University Archives by Mr. Rinderspacher as Accession 2011-32.
Scope and Contents
The Papers of Emil Rinderspacher chronicle his political activism as an opponent of U.S. policy in Vietnam during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Included are notes, meeting schedules with lawmakers, and other documents pertaining to a June 1970 effort to lobby members of Congress ("Citizens' Lobby to End the War"); newspaper clippings about protests on the University of Iowa campus in late 1967; and posters and other ephemera pertaining to the Vietnam Moratorium in 1969. The two objects in Box 2 are molded plastic human heads created by students in the UI School of Art and Art History in spring 1970, among hundreds of similar objects displayed on the Pentacrest lawn as part of a protest event. Each "head" was accompanied by a small banner reading "End the War."
Records of the Center for Draft Information and Counseling (RG 02.02.02)
Box Contents List
Center for Draft Information and Counseling flier mock-up, 1970
Citizens' Lobby to End the War, Washington, D.C., June 1970
Fliers promoting Living Theatre, "In the Year of the Pig" film, correspondence regarding Sigma Pi fraternity, 1970
Newspaper clippings, 1967
----. Daily Iowan report on draft resisters and amnesty, January 1977
"Special Report: The Military-Industrial Complex in Iowa," [1969?]
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) newspapers, 1972
Vietnam Moratorium in Iowa City, November 1969 and April 1970
Two human head-shaped plastic forms, with banner, "End the War"