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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.

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.

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.

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.

Telegram from Lucile Bluford to University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada, stating that she feels it is unfair she has to continue to wait to enroll in graduate journalism courses after two years of attempting to gain admission, and reiterating that Lincoln University does not offer such coursework and insisting that MU admit her.

Letter from Lucile Bluford to University of Missouri registrar S. W. Canada, reporting that she has applied to Lincoln University for graduate work in journalism, but that they offer no journalism courses. She says there will therefore be applying to MU for the semester beginning Friday of that week.

Civil subpoena duces tecum issued in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada to Winfred A. Hamilton, business manager of Lincoln University.

Civil subpoena duces tecum issued in Civil Case No. 128: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada to Mrs. Alberta Rankins, secretary to the board of curators of Lincoln University.

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