Bluford vs. Canada, Civil Action No. 42: Praecipe for Subpoena for James Mason, Earl F. Conley, Robert Turner, et al.

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Praecipe for subpoena in Civil Action No. 42: Lucile Bluford v. S.W. Canada, requesting that a subpoena be issued for James Mason, Earl F. Conley, Robert Turner, Effie Jackson, Owen Perkins, Hubert E. Washington, William Carter, and Earl Saxton to appear as witnesses for the plaintiff on October 22, 1940. 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.

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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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