Letter to FSU President Expressing Appreciation Regarding John Boardman's Expulsion, 1957

Letter to FSU President Expressing Appreciation Regarding John Boardman's Expulsion, 1957

Source

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

Description

Letter from Hector Fuente, vice president of the Dade County Property Owners Association, praising FSU President Doak Campbell's decision to expel student John Boardman.

Date

January 30, 1957

Creator

Fuente, Hector

Contributors

Dade County Property Owners Association

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.