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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'…

Photograph depicting The Black Market after it was firebombed on December 26, 1968.

Taken from the IU News Bureau photograph collection, accession number 99/075.

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."

Advertisement for The Black Market printed in The Spectator. The shop specialized in African goods, clothing, Black literature and sound recordings, until it was firebombed on December 26, 1968. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection…

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…

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