Low Library people congregating in the window of the President's office.
That's me with the walkie-talkie (our link with strike headquarters in
Ferris Booth Hall after the phones were disconnected). I got to do this
because of my extensive battlefield communications training in the
This is probably day two or three, before the
was added to the windows.
I remember all these people but the only name I can recall is
Photo: Columbia Spectator
, 23 April 2003, p.11.
Here I am again (on the right) in the same Low Library window, taking in
supplies from sympathisers. This is from the Spec article commemorating
the 35th anniversary of the strike; the caption is totally wrong (rags and
vaseline???). Sorry about the quality; that's how it was printed;
the next image is clearer.
Here's another Low Library window shot. The middle two guys are Tony
Papert (second from left, white shirt), the "shadowy figure" who
"controlled" the Low Library occupiers (as the press would have it), and
Gus Reichbach, an unruly law student (later to be a New York State Supreme
Court Judge, he died
I remember the others, but not their names.
Note the two styles of raised-arm salute: the mild and conciliatory
flower-child V sign, and the more militant, defiant, and radical clenched
fist, originally the IWW
and the Spanish Republican salute.
Photo: Found at Columbiana, original source unknown.