Indiana University Archives Exhibits

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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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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 readiness of police to intervene during the Ballantine Lock-in should it have been deemed necessary. No police entered the building, and the students disbanded on their own at the end of the meeting.

Taken from the…

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Newspaper photograph depicting Indiana University Acting Chancellor John Snyder emerging from Ballantine hall after African-American students had "locked in" negotiators for a number of hours.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student…

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Newspaper photograph depicting Indiana University students gathering in the lobby of Ballantine hall while administrators were being locked-in by African American students elsewhere in the building.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file…

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Newspaper photograph depicting Indiana University Acting Chancellor John Snyder smiling with a student at the end of the Ballantine lock-in.

Taken from the IU Archives' reference file "Student Demonstrations 1969"

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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.

Taken from IU Archives'…

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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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