Indiana University Archives Exhibits

Retherford Freed

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Title Retherford Freed
Description Photograph depicting Jim Retherford carried on the shoulders of an elated crowd after being bailed out of jail the night of October 14, 1969. Leftist student leader Joel Allen can be seen immediately in front of Retherford. Retherford is still wearing the devil costume he wore when he attacked visiting lecturer Clark Kerr with a pie earlier in the evening.

Taken from the Dave Repp photograph collection, accession number 2011/039
Creator Dave Repp
Date 1969-10-14
Type Still Image


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