Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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Newspaper article describing an incident wherein the former president of the University of California, Clark Kerr, was attacked with a pie while delivering a speech at IU. The assailant was Jim Retherford, onetime IU student and former editor of the…

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Newspaper article describing the assembly of thousands of IU students in recognition of the nationwide Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam. The demonstration stayed largely peaceful throughout, although there were some windows broken in Rawles Hall…

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Newspaper article describing the IU Faculty Council's decision to support the students' right to peaceful protest on the upcoming Vietnam Moratorium Day. In light of past events when students had faced punishment for "disrupting campus activities"…

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Newspaper editorial criticizing Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb for his hard-line stance against campus demonstrators.

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

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Newspaper article discussing the various reactions to and opinions about the Ballantine lock-in. While some students were supportive of the action, others felt that it had gone too far.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student…

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Newspaper editorial applauding the peaceful nature of and productive discussions that resulted from the Ballantine lock-in.

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

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Statement issued by faculty members and administrators who were present during the Ballantine Lock-in. They state that at no time was violence threatened against them, and the meeting was in fact beneficial for all parties.

Taken from the IU…

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Letter from Bloomington Mayor John Hooker to Monroe County Prosecutor Thomas Berry. Hooker wanted a Grand Jury investigation into the so-called "Ballantine lock-in" to determine whether any crime took place, in order to levy charges against the…

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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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