Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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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.

Taken from the IU…

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Cover of The Spectator depicting the bombed-out remains of The Black Market. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

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Page from underground newspaper The Spectator showing images of the burned-out remains of The Black Market. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

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Page from the underground newspaper The Spectator describing the firebombing of The Black Market, along with photographs showing the damage. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

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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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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 showing students conversing inside The Black Market. The shop specialized in African goods, clothing, Black literature and sound recordings, until it was firebombed on December 26, 1968.

Taken from the IU News Bureau photograph…

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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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