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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU  Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824



URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:


Date Processed:

May 2012

Acquisitions Information:

Donated by Thomas Price, Mike Price's brother.

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Box number, Folder number and/or title, Mike Price Red Squad File, MSS 392, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Copyright Notice:

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

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

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 (http://estesleadley.com/?p=656.) There are 45 folders in one box.

Historical Background:

Mike 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.

This information is from the obituary of the funeral home (see collection summary for link.)

Processing Note:

Processed by Leslie M. Behm and Jeanne Chung.


Folder 1 Brimley, Shanna – Media’s Influence on the Palmer Raids
Folder 2 CATCH-23: Published by the Research and Education Committee of MSU Students for a Democratic Society
Folder 3 Coalition Opposing Police Spying (COPS)
Folder 4 Correspondence – Michigan State Faculty
Folder 5 Correspondence: MI State Police to Rep. Perry Bullard re: SUI
Folder 6 Correspondence Letters (1972 – 1977)
Folder 7 Correspondence Letters – Michigan State University
Folder 8 Detroit Free Press Article – 6/4/1973
Folder 9 Detroit News Article – 2/20/1970
Folder 10 FBI: 1970 – 1978
Folder 11 FBI: 1968 – 1969
Folder 12 FBI: 1965 – 1966
Folder 13 Hospital Records
Folder 14 The Lansing Labor Holiday
Folder 15 Michigan Daily Article – 2/27/1969
Folder 16 Michigan State Police Confidential Reports (1970 – 1973)
Folder 17 Michigan State Police Complaint Report 1969
Folder 18 Michigan State Police Complaint Report 1968
Folder 19 Michigan State Police Complaint Report 1967
Folder 20 Michigan State Police Complaint Report 1966
Folder 21 Michigan State Police Complaint Report 1965
Folder 22 Michigan State Police Complaint Report 1964
Folder 23 Michigan State Police Inter-Office Correspondence (1968 – 1969)
Folder 24 Michigan State Police Miscellaneous Reports
Folder 25 Michigan State Police Radio Log 1968
Folder 26 Michigan State Police Reports
Folder 27 Michigan State University Police Report
Folder 28 MSU News Bulletin (1/16/1967 – 3/4/1969)
Folder 29 The Mind of Clark Kerr – Hal Draper
Folder 30 New Left Notes – 2/1969
Folder 31 Price, Michael David Obituary
Folder 32 The Old miner: Organizing Bulletin of John Brown College (February, 1966)
Folder 33 Police Undercover Agents
Folder 34 Posters, Cartoons, and Miscellaneous
Folder 35 Ramparts – April 1966
Folder 36 SDS Newsletter
Folder 37 The State Journal Article (4/27/1968)
Folder 38 State News Articles (5/20/1965 -             )
Folder 39 Students for a Democratic Society
Folder 40 Students for a Democratic Society: Educational Conference and National Council Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI (1968)
Folder 41 1968 Students for a Democratic Society: National Convention and June Council Meeting
Folder 42 Students for a Democratic Society. Newsletter
Folder 43 Swart, Steve
Folder 44 Vietnam – August 1995
Folder 45 Voices from the Underground

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