Records of the Iowa City Education Project
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Scope and Contents
This collection consists of reference files and related materials assembled by the Iowa City Education Project in the late 1960s and early 1970s, at the height of the era of mass protests over civil rights, the American involvement in Vietnam, and other hot-button issues of the day. The collection includes files of leaflets, newsletters and other publications from a number of different protest groups and social justice organizations, as well as information concerning various American corporations.
Also included are subject files relating to a number of different topics relevant to the social and political agitations of the period.
The Iowa City Education Project was a left-leaning information clearinghouse in the late 1960s/early 1970s. It was operated by Bert Marian and based in North Liberty, Iowa. It appears to have been a private organization, although it did collaborate with the University of Iowa's Action Studies Program on at least one effort - a bibliography of magazine articles relating to Vietnam in 1967-1968.
A resource guide to materials dealing with protest movements at the University of Iowa can be found here:
Box Contents List
ICEP Resources: Printing Price Sheets, n.d.
Africa Research Group, n.d.
American College Testing Program/Measurement Research Center, 1968
Bay Area Radical Education Project, 1969-1971
Chicago Area Group on Latin America, 1971, n.d.
Committee to Defend the (Minneapolis) Eight, 1970, n.d.
Committee of Returned Volunteers, 1969-1970, n.d.
Committee of Returned Volunteers: Newsletters, 1969-1970
Companies - Caterpillar, 1969?
Companies - Dow Chemical, n.d.
Companies - DuPont, n.d.
Companies - Ford Motor Company, 1969?
Companies - Goodyear Aerospace, 1969?
Companies - Heinz Company, 1962, n.d.
Companies - IBM, 1969?
Companies - International Harvester, 1969?
Companies - Iowa-Based Companies, 1969
Companies - Iowa Electric Light and Power, 1969?
Companies - Iowa-Illinois Gas and Electric, 1969
Companies - KXIC/WMT-TV, 1969?
Companies - Olin Mathieson, n.d.
Companies - Quaker Oats, n.d.
Companies - Standard Oil, 1967, n.d.
Companies - U.S. Steel, n.d.
The Conspiracy, 1968
Council for Corporate Review, 1970?
Council on Interracial Books for Children, 1971
Honeywell Project, 1969-1970, n.d.
Medical Committee for Human Rights, 1969-1971, n.d.
North American Congress on Latin America, 1970, n.d.
North American Congress on Latin America: Latin America & Empire Report, 1971-1973
North American Congress on Latin America: Newsletter, 1967-1969
North American Congress on Latin America: Newsletter, 1970-1971
North American Congress on Latin America: Reports and Readers, 1970-1972
Pacific Studies Center, 1970
Pacific Studies Center: Pacific Research and World Telegram, 1969-1973
Organization File (continued)
Pacific Studies Center: Reports, 1969-1970, n.d.
Seattle Conspiracy Defense Fund, 1968?
Seattle Liberation Front, n.d.
U.S. Committee for Justice to Latin American Political Prisoners, 1969
Vietnam Moratorium Committee, 1969-1970, n.d.
Africa, 1969, 1971, n.d.
Anti-War Newsletters, 1965, 1970, 1972, 1975, n.d.
Bombings, 1970, n.d.
Christian Groups, 1975, n.d.
Community Research, 1970, n.d.
Subject File (continued)
I.F. Stone's Weekly, 1967-1971 (incomplete run)
Indians and Textbooks, n.d.
Land Ownership and Use, n.d.
Organizing a Community Around Health, 1971
Philippines, 1974, n.d.
Resources in Media and People, 1972
Top 100 Military Contractors, 1972?
"What Would You Do If?", 1968