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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…

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…

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.

Deposition taken from a student describing the specific order of events during the Dow Chemical sit-in. Depositions such as this were submitted to a variety of campus authorities by concerned student groups in order to bring focus to what the…

Flyer distributed by The Committee to End the War in Vietnam, a student group involved in a number of anti-war protests at IU. The flyer provides suggestions on how people should protest during Secretary of State Dean Rusk's speech. Taken from…

Photograph depicting IU President Elvis J. Stahr speaking at the podium in the IU auditorium. Secretary of State Dean Rusk stands behind Stahr, waiting to deliver his speech.

Taken from the IU News Bureau photograph collection, accession number…

Photograph depicting Secretary of State Dean Rusk delivering a speech at IU. IU President Elvis J. Stahr is seen standing behind Rusk.

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