Browse Exhibits (4 total)

Academic Experience


Changes in curriculum or reading list, types of classes offered, and student publication about the changes in classroom discussion.

Amherst Story

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Information about student body composition, number of students who were drafted or who volunteered, changes in funding due to war, and faculty members and alumni in war.

Arts at Amherst

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Fictional literature, personal essays, letters to and or from soldiers, or performances about students’ perception of World War II

Life at Amherst

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Student life during World War II, such as fraternities, religious services, censorship by the administration, opinions for or against the war, and anti-Japanese American sentiment on campus.