Pictures of FSU students and faculty during pivotal moments in the late 1960s.

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Westcott Fire
Students work together to help firefighters put out the fire in Westcott.

Students protesting.

Saving Supplies from Westcott Fire
Students work together to save office furniture, papers, and art from fire and water damage.

Students Protesting
Students gather in protest against the Vietnam War.

Radical Jack Lieberman
Jack Lieberman was one of the most conspicuous student radicals on campus, often instigating disruptive activities and constantly challenging authority. His actions earned the nickname "Radical Jack."

John E. Champion
John E. Champion began his presidency in 1965 and resigned in February 1969.

Marshall, J. Stanley
J. Stanley Marshall was university president from 1969 to 1976.

President Stanley Marshall Speaking to a Group of Gathered Students
Despite tensions between students and university administration, President Stanley Marshall took time to speak directly with the students and hear their concerns.

Students Raising an Effigy of President Stanley Marshall
In the spring of 1969, a group of SDS sympathizers performed a humorous guerrilla theater reenactment of the Night of Bayonets. Students pulled the strings of an effigy of President Marshall, mocking him as a puppet of the State Board of Regents.

Dick Gregory Visits FSU
Comedian-turned-civil rights activist Dick Gregory visited FSU in 1969 and spoke to the students about nonviolent activism.
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