Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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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.

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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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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 article describing a Student Senate resolution to put the issue of fee hikes to rest temporarily.

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