Spotlight on Social Justice
The Spotlight on Social Justice exhibit highlights a selection of materials held within the Special Collections & Archives at Loyola University dedicated to social justice activism in action.
The items presented here illustrate protest, advocacy, and grassroots activism exemplifying our commitment to preserving collections that document the history of social justice and supporting Loyola’s mission to "work for a more just world."
Collections utilized in this exhibit:
The Rosemary Drown Archdiocese of New Orleans and School Integration Collection details the New Orleans Archdiocese's intent to end segregation in parochial schools, and the fierce response from local opposition groups.
Louis J. Twomey, S.J. Papers documents the post-World War II social reform work of the founding director of Loyola's Institute of Human Relations, Louis J. Twomey, through correspondence, administrative files, photographic materials and audio recordings.
The New Orleans Social Justice and Activism collection consist of materials related to social justice issues in and around New Orleans and Latin America from the mid-1980s to early 1991.
The K Brad Ott Papers consists of materials chronicling the production and distribution of Ott’s self-published social justice and activism publications. The bulk of the collection’s materials chronicle Ott’s publishing history. The remaining contents of the collection consist of other publications, ephemera, and correspondence congregated by Ott during his publishing years.
Digital exhibit authored and created by Kure Croker; Elizabeth Kelly authored text for the Rosemary Drown Collection.