Vietnam Moratorium “Scroll” Documents George Mason College Community’s Activism

On October 10, 1969 a neatly dressed George Mason College student presented Chancellor Lorin A. Thompson with a loosely-rolled scroll of paper containing the signatures of over 600 Mason students, faculty, and staff. The document petitioned Thompson to excuse students, faculty, staff and administration from classes and college business on Continue Reading

George Mason University’s Earliest Video Footage, Part 2

This post is Part 2 of 2 parts. Part 1 can be read here.     Fairfax, Virginia George Mason College’s New Home in 1964 Once moved from its original location in Bailey’s Crossroads, George Mason College would now operate out of it’s new quarters in Fairfax. The first four Continue Reading

George Mason University’s Earliest Video Footage, Part 1

This post is Part 1 of 2 parts. Part 2 can be read here. Bailey’s Crossroads, George Mason’s First Campus During the summer of 1957 University of Virginia President Colgate W. Darden announced the University’s temporary leasing of an old elementary school building at Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia.  This building  would Continue Reading