Dean Guy Stanton Ford (Acting President of the University of Minnesota) submits a letter addressed to comptroller Middlebrook to the Minnesota Daily on the subject of racially-segregated housing on campus. In the letter, Ford affirms that African Americans would be free to utilize housing and dormitory facilities on campus. The letter was submitted in response to recent controversies when African American students had been rejected from university-run accommodations. This statement reversed President Coffman’s policy in support of segregated housing.
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