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Letter to the editor of the Smith College student newspaper The Sophian by Director of Admission Jane Sehmann in reply to an earlier student letter asking why "is there so obvious an omission of Negro students on our campus?"

Photograph of Otelia Cromwell in 1950, the year she received an honorary degree from Smith College.

Newspaper article about the Black Students Alliance in the Smith College student newspaper The Sophian, dated 12 December 1968, and written by Ellen Kanner, Class of 1972.

Seated photograph of Florence N'gendo Mwangi of Kenya, the first African student to attend Smith College.

Portrait of Adelaide M. Cromwell, the first African American faculty member to be hired at Smith College. Hill was a member of the Sociology Department in the mid-1940s. She also was a member of the Smith College Class of 1940. Cromwell was the nieceā€¦

Newspaper article from Smith College student publication The Sophian with photograph of Kay Hansberry, Class of 1969.

The Afro-American Studies Room was also the home of the Black Students Alliance in 1969.

One student standing and seven students seated at a meeting of the Smith College Black Students Alliance.
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