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1968 Sophomore Seminar Artifacts from Frank Sciacca

 Unprocessed
Identifier: yhm-arc-2019-025

Content Description

War Games Box: Hamilton College Sophomore Seminar 285 "1968: Pop Culture in the Age of Sex, Drugs, & Rock-n-Roll" Spring 2006 (following the model of 1965-1971 multimedia magazine Aspen). 11"x 7"x 6" metal box, "Ammunition Box" stenciled on the top and "use in M61 Gun/26 cartridges 20mm/in T76E1 links/Lot LCL-22-157" stenciled on one side, additional labels pasted on include biohazard alerts, "War Games", and "Information is ammunition. Arm yourself! [radiation symbol] Issue #13/Little Frank's Toy Box/Designed and created by Frank Sciacca & Krista Siniscarco." Table of Contents inside lid: SEVERE/Abu Ghrab [sic] Scrapbook/Board Game "Operation Iraqi Freedom"; HIGH/Big Brother Posters/Nixon-Bush Flipbook; ELEVATED/Paper Soldiers/Presidential Cootie-Catcher; GUARDED/Tunnel Book/"I am Andy Warhol"; LOW/Warhol Portrait of Little Franky/Powerpoint Presentation. Includes DVD "From Berkeley to Hamilton: Free Speech Zone, the Battle for Academic Freedom"; several pages on The Aspen Project (information on Aspen Magazine and instructions for class project).

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

Donated by Franklin Sciacca

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1963 - 2019

Creator

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 small box)