Indiana University Archives Exhibits

Eggshell Press records, 1966-1968

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Title

Eggshell Press records, 1966-1968

Description

This collection is comprised of records of Eggshell Press, the name for a publishing operation that consisted of a mimeograph machine housed in the spare bedroom of Carol B. Chittenden and her husband from fall 1967 to August 1968. During this time, most of the flyers and memorandum that were distributed during and after demonstrations, rallies, vigils, and marches on Indiana University's Bloomington campus were printed on the Eggshell Press. Included in this collection are copies of numerous fliers and circulars created by the Press during its existence.

Creator

Eggshell Press

Source

IU Archives collection number: C292

Date

1966-1968

Items in the Eggshell Press records, 1966-1968

Faculty Money Request
Flyer distributed among faculty members in the wake of the Dow Chemical protest seeking donations for the legal defense of the involved students. The flyer is signed by a number of concerned faculty members who supported student rights. Taken from…

Dow Protest Depositions 1
Depositions taken from students describing the specific order of events during the Dow Chemical sit-in. These depositions were submitted to a variety of campus authorities by concerned student groups in order to draw attention to what the students…

Inside Agitator No. 2 part 1
Newsletter produced by the Progressive Reform Party, a student political organization at Indiana University Bloomington. This issue discusses the Dow Chemical protest, and is strongly critical of the IU administration's response. Taken from Eggshell…

Inside Agitator No. 2 part 2
Newsletter produced by the Progressive Reform Party, a student political organization at Indiana University Bloomington. This issue discusses the Dow Chemical protest, and is strongly critical of the IU administration's response. Taken from Eggshell…

Inside Agitator No. 4
Newsletter produced by the Progressive Reform Party, a student political organization at Indiana University Bloomington. This issue discusses the faculty response to the Dow Chemical protest and the IU administration's reaction. Taken from Eggshell…

"Dean Rusk Welcoming Committee"
Flyer distributed by The Committee to End the War in Vietnam, a student group involved in a number of anti-war protests at IU. The flyer provides suggestions on how people should protest during Secretary of State Dean Rusk's speech. Taken from…

Dow Protest Depositions 2
Deposition taken from a student describing the specific order of events during the Dow Chemical sit-in. Depositions such as this were submitted to a variety of campus authorities by concerned student groups in order to bring focus to what the…

Black Student Demands
Flyer listing the demands made by black students demonstrating at the stadium where the Little 500 was to take place. The students were protesting discriminatory clauses found in the national charters of fraternities. Taken from Eggshell Press…

Inside Agitator No. 15
Newsletter describing the Little 500 sit-in and applauding the efforts of the black students involved. Taken from Eggshell Press records, 1966-1968, collection number C292. Go to the finding aid