Black Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind. : 1970-1998)
- Existence: 1970 - 1998
The Black Cultural Center was a 2 story cinder block and wood house across the street from the Armory. It also had an attic and a basement. The Black Cultural Center was located at 315 University Street, on the corner of University Street and Third Street.
CitationBlack Cultural Center. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Accessed April 30, 2020. http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/campus/buildings/183
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 154
Scope and Contents The Purdue University African American Students, Alumni and Faculty collection donated by Alexandria Cornelius, was likely gathered during her research on African American students, alumni and faculty at Purdue University. Historical information was gathered from numerous newspapers, Debris yearbooks, directories, statistics, and questionnaires sent to black alumni. Also included are Black Cultural Center newsletters, along with programs and flyers from the Black Cultural Center and The African...
Dates: 1961 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1994
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Purdue University Black Cultural Center (BCC) from its inception in 1969 up until the present day. It includes publications about the African American community; newspaper clippings and marketing material created by or with the subject of the BCC; photographs of the BCC, its events, students, and staff; speeches delivered by or about the BCC; correspondence between members of the BCC...
Dates: 1969 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000