Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Tom Atkins (left)

image number:

P0028215

description:

Atkins was elected Student Body President in 1960 and served during the 1960-1961 school year.

He was the first African-American to be student body president at IU and was also the first African-American student body president in The Big Ten.

personal name:

Atkins, Thomas Irving "Tom"

topic:

Women

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Group portraits

topic:

Firsts

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Atkins, Thomas Irving