The curator of this exhibit thanks the following people for their time, help and knowledge. Thank you to Jenny Kinniff for all of her help and advice. Thank you to James Stimpert for his help with navigating the rich archives of the News-Letter. Thank you to my advisor, Dr. Ronald Walters, for serving as my faculty sponsor and for permitting me to propose this project. Thank you to Dr. Jennifer Kingsley for having suggested that I apply to this inaugural fellowship class and for all of the good advice she has always given me. Thank you to the late Hugh Hawkins for offering me the chance to explore the Hopkins archives and to learn more about this tumultuous and important time in the history of the university.
It meant a great deal to this curator to be offered the chance to learn more about the student activists who have come before us on the Homewood Campus. I hope that, in the documenting of the work they did so many years ago, I in some small way carry on their dream of a world more just, equal and humane. This exhibition is dedicated to student activists then and now, and to all those young people, across this country and around the world, who work tirelessly to promote justice, freedom and equality for all.
Thank you to my family. In this as in everything I do, I think of you and thank you.
The curator of this exhibit, Anne Hollmuller (BA/MA History, '18) created this exhibit as one of three inaugural Hugh Hawkins Research Fellows for the Study of Hopkins History, named after and established by long-time Amherst professor and author of Pioneer: A History of the Johns Hopkins University Hugh Hawkins (Ph.D. '54). Hollmuller will be completing an MA and a BA in History this year, with minors in French Cultural Studies and the Program in Museums & Society.