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African Americans at MSU Archives & Historical Collections: Historical Visits to MSU

Historical Visits to MSU

Below are notable civil rights leaders, politicians, and musicians that have visited the campus of MSU. Under each name are different archival collections, digital records, and/or other resources where you can find more information about that person.

Booker T. Washington

Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • See the College of Urban Development records and the Grapevine Journal collection

Coretta Scott King

Malcolm X

Jesse Jackson

  • Press Conference, 1970
  • Speaks at MSU union on Michigan’s Homeless Problem, 1992 (Parts 1, 2, and 3)
  • See also the Grapevine Journal Collection and the College of Urban Development records

Stevie Wonder

  • Stevie Wonder Talks With People with Disabilities, December 2, 1989 (Parts 1, 2, and 3)
  • Stevie Wonder Speaks at Fall Commencement, December 2, 1989
  • UA 8.1.1 - Media Communication records. Photos. People. Stevie Wonder, 1978. Box 5414/Folder 93