“Coffey U Prexy Reverses Stand”

After the controversy surrounding the administration’s closing the housing cooperative, “International House,” because it was racially integrated, President Coffey announces an initiative to reopen a similar house “open to any qualified student who wants to room there.” The announcement came on the heels of growing protest against policies of segregated student housing.

CreatorMinneapolis SpokesmanSourceMinneapolis Spokesman, July 31, 1942RightsCourtesy of the Minneapolis SpokesmanCoverageUniversity of MinnesotaTime Period1940s