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Young Republicans Club roster, ca. 1969-1970

This roster lists members of Duke’s Young Republicans Club during the 1969-1970 academic year. Member #79 is Bob Steel, who served as chair of Duke’s Board of Trustees from 2005-2009 (and was also vice chair of Goldman Sachs, CEO of Wachovia, and Deputy Mayor for Economic Development for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.)

Why is this historically important?

  • Researchers tracking the wax and wane of student political groups can compare this roster with those from previous and subsequent years to discover if 1969-1970 was a particularly active year for the club.
  • Current College Republicans might use this list to identify group alums—they might be useful for planning events, offering advice, soliciting funding, and more!

Young Republicans Club roster, ca. 1969-1970. From the College Republicans Records, 1941-2006. Duke University Archives.

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