Lincoln University

Displaying 13 - 24 of 61

Summons and complaint in the civil case of Lucile Bluford vs. S. W. Canada, registrar at the University of Missouri. Canada is ordered to answer Bluford's complaint, directed to her lawyer Carl R. Johnson, within 20 days.

Answer in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada.

Letter from University of Missouri President Frederick A. Middlebush to Lucile Bluford, reporting that in light of her telegram of September 19, he has reread the opinions in her case from the Missouri Supreme Court and the Attorney General, as well as her recent correspondence with S. W.

Verdict in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. Jury foreman Charles E. Abbott announces the jury finds against the plaintiff and for the defendant.

Telegram from Lucile Bluford to University of Missouri President Frederick A. Middlebush, stating that university registrar has rejected her application for admission for six straight semesters due to her race, despite her credits having previously been acceptable, and reiterating that Lincoln University does not offer a journalism program.

Question to jury in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. The document asks if evidence shows that Bluford made a demand on Lincoln University for graduate work in journalism "in reasonable time" for Lincoln to be able to establish a program for the September, 1941 semester.

Letter from Lucile Bluford to University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada, frustrated because she has not received a reply to her telegram of February 11. She writes that, while Canada insists he has no authority to admit her to the university, other MU officials report that he is the sole authority on such matters.

Argument in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. The document, likely the defense clothing arguments, notes that while "all citizens are entitled to equal advantages without discrimination on account of their race or color ...

Defendant's requested instructions in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada, including specific questions for the jury to consider.

Statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court case Missouri ex rel. Gaines v.

Letter from University of Missouri President Frederick A. Middlebush to NAACP attorney Sidney R.

Memorandum recounting a meeting with Lucile Bluford as recounted by S. W. Canada, registrar at the University of Missouri.

Pages

KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY