Telefax Supporting FSU President Doak Campbell's Decision to Expel Student John Boardman, 1957

Telefax Supporting FSU President Doak Campbell's Decision to Expel Student John Boardman, 1957

Source

State Archives of Florida: Series 1360, Box 20, Folder 41

Description

Teacher Mrs. Roy A. Patton sent a Western Union Telefax supporting FSU President Doak Campbell's decision to uphold the suspension of student John Boardman.

Date

January 27, 1957

Creator

Patton, Mrs. Roy A.

Format

Faxes

Coverage

Civil Rights Movement in Florida (1954-1975)

General Note

In December 1956, John Boardman, a white PhD student Florida State University, invited three black international Florida A&M University students to an FSU International Students Club Christmas party on the FSU campus. As a result, Boardman was not allowed to re-enroll at FSU.