Bluford vs. Canada, Civil Action No. 42: Telegram from Judge John C. Collet to Edna Morris
Telegram from Judge John C. Collet to Edna Morris regarding Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada. Collet writes that the Bluford v. Canada case will be called the following morning, October 22. At the time, Bluford was the managing editor of the Kansas City Call and her effort to gain admittance to the masters degree program at MU's School of Journalism, and repeated denials due to her race, lead to a a series of lawsuits that eventually reached the Missouri Supreme Court.
October 21st 1940
Jefferson City, MO
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Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2009, Civil Case Files, 1938 - 1991, Lucile Bluford v. S. W. Canada
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