Black Lives Matter calendars, 2015-2022

Overview of the Collection

Title
Black Lives Matter calendars
Dates
2015-2022 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.2 linear feet, (4 folders )
Collection Number
Mss.086
Summary
The Black Lives Matter calendars are a not-for-profit project of Juli McGruder, a retired adjunct professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Puget Sound, and John Leach, a photographer and retired small business owner. The chief purpose of the calendars is to document Black citizens killed by police officers in the United States.
Repository
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
CMB1021
Tacoma, WA
98416-1021
Telephone: 2538792669
archives@pugetsound.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of Black Lives Matter calendars dating from 2015 to 2022. The calendars are a not-for-profit project created by Juli McGruder, a retired adjunct professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Puget Sound, and John Leach, a photographer and retired small business owner. The chief purpose of the calendars is to document Black citizens killed by police officers in the United States.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Black Lives Matter calendars are a not-for-profit project of Juli McGruder, a retired adjunct professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Puget Sound, and John Leach, a photographer and retired small business owner. McGruder and Leach describe themselves as "older white adults who have been allies in civil rights struggles since our teens." In 2014, McGruder designed the first Black Lives Matter calendar as a Christmas gift for her family members; Leach completed the layout and printing of the calendar. The project met with strong community support, and McGruder and Leach decided to release the calendars annually.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Name of document, date.] Black Lives Matter calendars. University of Puget Sound Archives & Special Collections, Collins Memorial Library. Tacoma, Washington.

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