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About the Timeline

Explore this site by scrolling left or right to move through the timeline. Select the “plus” sign on the left side of the scroll bar to zoom in for more events per year, or choose the “minus” sign to zoom out to see fewer.

Credits: We relied most heavily on the staff and resources of Friends Historical Library, the Black Liberation 1969 Archive, Richard Walton's Swarthmore College: An Informal History (1986), and past issues of The Halcyon, The Phoenix, and the Swarthmore College Bulletin. If you have questions or suggestions, please let us know.