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Developed as part of the online collections at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's Morris Library, the Daily Egyptian Diversity News Index provides historical insight into the campus climate at this unique school. In 2006, Dr. Seymour Bryson, the associate chancellor for diversity, teamed up with several other colleagues to identify articles in the Daily Egyptian (the University's student newspaper) related to the university's historic minority campus populations. The project entailed surveying microfilm and creating searchable transcripts for online access. Currently, the online archive contains over 1,400 items from the Daily Egyptian, and content includes pieces on African American members of the homecoming court, student activists, musical groups, and student government.

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  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Journalism
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > State History

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    Social studies -- State history,Language Arts -- Journalism,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,NSDL,Foreign Languages,Foreign Languages -- Cultural awareness,Social studies,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928114203581T,Social Sciences,Language Arts

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    English

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