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Student Senate bill that proposes to initiate a boycott of Bloomington merchants unless they sign a statement in support of student fee decrease demands. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. Go…

Student Senate bill proposing to appropriate funds to hire an attorney with the aim of investigating legal action against the University related to fee hikes. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. …

Student Senate resolution expressing support for a boycott of all classes as proposed by members of the student body. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979, collection number C206. Go to the finding aid

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."

Student Senate resolution condemning the Higher Education Amendment of 1968, which allowed for a student's financial aid to be taken away if they were convicted of a crime involving the disruption of University business. Students saw that amendment…

Newspaper cartoon depicting IU President Joseph Sutton as a used car salesman, in reference to the ongoing problems with the University budget and student fee hikes. The ax in the picture refers to a previous incident where Sutton dramatically…

Newspaper article recounting Indiana Governor Edgar D. Whitcomb's response to student agitation over proposed fee hikes. Whitcomb did not believe that the fee hikes were the real cause of the protests, instead pointing at mysterious "out-of-state…

Photograph depicting thousands of students gathering outside Owen Hall on the IU Bloomington Campus on April 30, 1969. The students were protesting large student fee hikes planned for the following Fall semester.

Taken from the IU News Bureau…

Photograph depicting thousands of students gathering outside Owen Hall on the IU Bloomington Campus on April 30, 1969. The students were protesting large student fee hikes planned for the following Fall semester.

Taken from the IU News Bureau…

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,…