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Indians, Slavery and Princeton
Princeton’s history of Indian education, dating back to the 18th century, illustrates white Americans’ ambivalent views of American Indians.
Princeton and the Ku Klux Klan
During the early 1920s, Princeton students came into contact with local members of the Ku Klux Klan. Their interactions with the Klan reveal both curiosity about the organization and anxiety about the following it could develop on university campuses.
As tensions over slavery led to sectional crisis in the first half of the 19th century, Princeton’s commencement addresses became increasingly pro-slavery in tone.
Student Autograph Books and Collegiate Friendships
Antebellum autograph books reveal the intimate, cross-sectional friendships northern and southern Princeton students formed in the years before the Civil War.
The Princeton Immigration Restriction League (1922-1924)
In 1922, Princeton affiliates founded a chapter of the Immigration Restriction League (IRL) on campus, advocating for restrictions on non-western European immigration into the United States. Though the organization dissolved in 1924, the IRL leaders’ commitment to white supremacy extended into their professional lives as influential 20th-century scholars.
American Colonization Society Fundraising Notice
A fundraising notice placed by John Maclean Jr. in support of the New Jersey branch of the American Colonization Society.
"A Visit to the Colored People of Princeton"
Ann Maria Davison, a visitor from New Orleans, provided a detailed picture of Princeton's black community in 1855.
New Work by American Artist Titus Kaphar to Be Unveiled November 8th
Princeton University Art Museum Press Release, 10/12/2017
A new sculpture by leading American artist Titus Kaphar will be installed in front of Princeton University’s Maclean House.
Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Lauds Princeton University’s Commitment to Change
Morrison’s keynote address, “‘Race,’ Imagination, and the Birthpains of Justice,” examined Princeton’s “long and complicated” involvement with slavery.