Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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Newspaper photograph depicting Indiana University Acting Chancellor John Snyder smiling with a student at the end of the Ballantine lock-in.

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

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Newspaper photograph depicting Indiana University students gathering in the lobby of Ballantine hall while administrators were being locked-in by African American students elsewhere in the building.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file…

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Newspaper photograph depicting Indiana University Acting Chancellor John Snyder emerging from Ballantine hall after African-American students had "locked in" negotiators for a number of hours.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student…

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Newspaper article describing the readiness of police to intervene during the Ballantine Lock-in should it have been deemed necessary. No police entered the building, and the students disbanded on their own at the end of the meeting.

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Newspaper article describing the events of the night of May 8, 1969. That night over 100 African-American students "locked in" student leaders and administrators in Ballantine Hall to force serious discussion of the fee hikes planned for the…

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Newspaper photograph depicting black students joining a rally in Dunn Meadow. The rally was one of many protesting fee hikes for the following school year.

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

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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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