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Letter to the editor of the Indiana Daily Student in reaction to its previous editorial requesting student donations to help compensate the owners of The Black Marke fter the fire. Opinions varied widely on the proper course of action to take in…

Newspaper editorial discussing the current state of race relations in Indiana, sparked by the recent arson of The Black Market and subsequent rally.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file "Black Market Fire - Dec. 26, 1968."

Newspaper article describing a January 10, 1969 rally outside of the bombed-out remains of The Black Market. The arson exacerbated racial tensions on the IU campus, as black students became increasingly vocal about discrimination.

Taken from IU…

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…

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

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

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

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,…

Circular soliciting donations from faculty members to help out the owners of The Black Market in the wake of its firebombing.

Taken from IU Archives' reference file "Black Market Fire - Dec. 26, 1968."

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."