Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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Student Senate resolution encouraging a change in how scholarships created out of Little 500 revenue are distributed. The resolution suggests that at least half of said scholarships should go to African-American students. This copy has been annotated…

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Student Senate bill adding a member of the Afro-American Student Association to the IU Student Senate. Several notes have been written on the document, likely by a member of the Senate. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979,…

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Student Senate bill proposing the creation of a committee to investigate the policies of the campus and and the training of IU police, in reaction to the Dow Chemical protest. Taken from Indiana University Student Senate Records, 1938-1979,…

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Newsletter describing the Little 500 sit-in and applauding the efforts of the black students involved. Taken from Eggshell Press records, 1966-1968, collection number C292. Go to the finding aid

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Flyer listing the demands made by black students demonstrating at the stadium where the Little 500 was to take place. The students were protesting discriminatory clauses found in the national charters of fraternities. Taken from Eggshell Press…

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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."

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Newspaper article describing the police investigation into the fire that destroyed The Black Market. Arson was quickly determined as the cause of the fire, with several members of the Ku Klux Klan arested in the aftermath.

Taken from IU Archives'…

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Newspaper article describing the fire that destroyed The Black Market on December 26, 1968.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file "Black Market Fire - Dec. 26, 1968."

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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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Photograph depicting Clarence "Rollo" Turner and other black students speaking to press during the 1968 Little 500 Sit-in. Few photographs of the event have survived. Taken from the 1969 Arbutus.
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