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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…

Flyer issued by the Interfraternity Council on Discrimination inviting students of various ethnic and religious backgrounds to join panels discussing issues of discrimination on campus.

Taken from IU Archives reference file "Student…

Part of a document with statements by IU President Stahr and the Trustees of Indiana University issued in the wake of the 1968 Little 500 sit-in. Both the president and trustees condemn the disruption of campus activity by protesters, and note that…

Newspaper article describing a published list of efforts undertaken by Indiana University to improve its relationship with its black students. The university report was created during a time of increased racial tensions on the IU Bloomington…

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

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…