Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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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.

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Article from underground newspaper The Spectator irreverently describing the results of the trial of the Dow Chemical protesters. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

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Part two of article from underground newspaper The Spectator irreverently describing the results of the trial of the Dow Chemical protesters.Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

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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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Advertisement for The Black Market printed in The Spectator. The shop specialized in African goods, clothing, Black literature and sound recordings, until it was firebombed on December 26, 1968. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection…

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Photograph depicting The Black Market after it was firebombed on December 26, 1968.

Taken from the IU News Bureau photograph collection, accession number 99/075.

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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 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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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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