Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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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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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 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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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.

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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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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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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 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 resolution condemning racist policies and encouraging members of minority groups to attend open meetings of the Senate. This copy has been annotated by an unknown person, likely a member of the Senate. Taken from Indiana University…

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Photograph depicting Clarence "Rollo" Turner standing in front of his shop, The Black Market. The shop specialized in African goods, clothing, Black literature and sound recordings, until it was firebombed on December 26, 1968.

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