Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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Newspaper brief explaining the planned march on the Indiana Statehouse in protest of fee hikes. The march drew students from several universities.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student Demonstrations 1969."

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Flyer distributed at Dunn Meadow during the 1969 class boycott stating the protesters' demands and affirming their peaceful intentions.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student Demonstrations - IU Campus - May 1969."

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Flyer handed out during the April 30, 1969 student rally outside of Owen Hall. The flyer encourages students to boycott classes for the next two days and to return home to spread word about the students' cause.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference…

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Newspaper article describing the various proposals from student leaders on how to combat fee hikes at IU.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student Demonstrations Jan/June 1969."

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Newspaper cartoon depicting IU President Joseph Sutton as a used car salesman, in reference to the ongoing problems with the University budget and student fee hikes. The ax in the picture refers to a previous incident where Sutton dramatically…

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Newspaper article recounting Indiana Governor Edgar D. Whitcomb's response to student agitation over proposed fee hikes. Whitcomb did not believe that the fee hikes were the real cause of the protests, instead pointing at mysterious "out-of-state…

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Newspaper article describing the court proceedings for those individuals accused of starting the Dec 26, 1968 Black Market fire. Both men were ultimately convicted of arson.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file "Black Market Fire - Dec. 26,…

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Letter to the editor of the Indiana Daily Student in reaction to its previous editorial requesting student donations to help compensate the owners of The Black Marke fter the fire. Opinions varied widely on the proper course of action to take in…

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Newspaper editorial discussing the current state of race relations in Indiana, sparked by the recent arson of The Black Market and subsequent rally.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file "Black Market Fire - Dec. 26, 1968."

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Newspaper article describing a January 10, 1969 rally outside of the bombed-out remains of The Black Market. The arson exacerbated racial tensions on the IU campus, as black students became increasingly vocal about discrimination.

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