Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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Newspaper article discussing both the faculty plea for funds to rebuild The Black Market, and the ongoing police investigation into the firebombing of The Black Market, which occurred on December 26, 1968.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file…

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Statement issued by the Indiana University chapter of the American Association of University Professors expressing shock and dismay over the firebombing of The Black Market.

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

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Circular soliciting donations from faculty members to help out 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 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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