Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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Flyer distributed by the Young Socialist Alliance promoting a continuation of the student class boycott of May 1969. The flyer includes hand-written notes by an unknown party that are critical of the content.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference…

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Print response to a radio editorial regarding the punishment of the students involved in the Ballantine lock-in. The radio station had called for the suspension of students involved, but in this response IU Student Senate president pro-tem Dean…

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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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Statement left behind by honor students who walked out of the 1969 Founders Day ceremonies in protest of fee hikes. A contemporary pencil notation on the paper incorrectly marks the date as May 22nd; the correct date is May 7th.

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Flyer distributed to students during fee hike protests in April and May of 1969. The flyer encourages protesters to remain peaceful during demonstrations.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student Demonstrations 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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Flyer listing reasons for the Black students' sit-in at site of the Little 500. The students were protesting discriminatory clauses found in the national charters of fraternities.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student Demonstrations -…

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Article from the underground newspaper The Spectator describing the Grand Jury indictments of 9 persons from IU involved in the Ballantine lock-in. The article is harshly critical of the charges and the Indiana government in general. Taken from…

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Back page of the underground newspaper The Spectator, containing a sketch of an upraised fist and a slogan of student solidarity. The "All or None" signs can be seen in many images of protests during May of 1969. Taken from Spectator Records,…

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Cover of underground newspaper The Spectator. The cover shows a cartoon depicting Indiana University Board of Trustees chairman Frank McKinney, whom many students felt was largely responsible for fee hikes at IU. Taken from Spectator Records,…
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