Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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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…
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."
Newspaper editorial appealing for financial assistance for the owners of The Black Market in the wake of its firebombing.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file "Black Market Fire - Dec. 26, 1968."
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…
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."
Newspaper article describing a press conference where student leaders spoke about the recent suspension of IU TA Joel Allen for "professional misconduct." The IU administration declined to elaborate on the exact nature of the misconduct.

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Newspaper article discussing the position of Indiana Lieutenant Governor Richard Folz regarding student activists. Folz was of the opinion that all such agitators who violate school rules should be expelled.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference…
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."
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…
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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