Mike Price Red Squad files Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 392 large

Dates

  • 1964-1995 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 box.

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open and available for research in the MSU Special Collections' reading room.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Mike Price Red Squad Ffles, MSS 392, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Thomas Price, Mike Price's brother in 2012.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Leslie M. Behm and Jeanne Chung in 2012.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Mike Price was born in Lansing, Michigan on November 4, 1942 and passed away on September 26, 2010. Mike graduated from East Lansing High School in 1961 and attended Michigan State University the following year. He took an early interest in theater lighting and sound and worked with the Community Circle Playhouse in Lansing, WJIM Television and later at Michigan State University Wharton Center, Michigan Folk Festival and many other venues. Throughout his life, Mike was a passionate supporter of civil and human rights from early involvement with Mississippi Freedom Relief and marches with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mike was one of the founding members of S.D.S. (Students for Democratic Society) and led antiwar efforts during the Vietnam War through to opposing the Iraq War in the last decade. - quoted from the funeral home obituary.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection contains copies of the materials from the FBI and the Michigan State Police Red Squad File on Mike Price. It also includes letters and his obituary from Estes-Leadley Funeral Home. There are 45 folders in one box.

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