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Integrating Princeton University: Robert Joseph Rivers
Robert Joseph Rivers (Class of 1953) was one of Princeton’s first Black undergraduate students and one of the first two Black members of the Board of Trustees. While in town and on campus, Rivers witnessed firsthand Princeton’s legacy of privileging the comfort of white southern students over racial justice.
What Princeton Owes to Firestone’s Exploitation of Liberia
Forced labor in Liberia built the Firestone fortune—and transformed Princeton. The story of Firestone, Liberia, and Princeton reveals how racist exploitation entangled and enriched Nassau Hall in the century that followed the U.S. Civil War.
"Our university dollars at work"
A cartoon that ran in the March 14, 1977 issue of The Daily Princetonian, accompanying an article titled "Our university dollars at work." The artist included the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company (depicted at the top center) among Princeton’s investments in southern Africa.