Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell congratulating his decision regarding the expulsion of John Boardman

Letter to FSU President Doak Campbell congratulating his decision regarding the expulsion of John Boardman

Source

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

Description

Letter from Dean Boggs of the Duval County Federation for Constitutional Government addressed to FSU President Doak Campbell praising the president's decision to expel student John Boardman.

Date

January 28, 1957

Creator

Boggs, Dean

Contributors

Duval County Federation for Constitutional Government

Format

Correspondence

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.