Lucy Diggs Slowe Letter to Anne Blitz Responding to Letter

Dean of Women at Howard University Lucy Diggs Slowe replied to Dean Anne Blitz about her statement that the University of Minnesota did not allow African Americans to live in dormitories. Slowe’s moral outrage and shock over this fact underlines how surprising this policy was for a large, public northern University.

CreatorLucy Diggs SloweSourceUniversity of Minnesota Archives, Dean of Women, Box 1, Folder 16, Negro.Date23/10/1936RightsImage is available courtesy the University of Minnesota Archives. For additional information about the use or re-use of this image please contact the University of Minnesota Archives at www.lib.umn.edu/uarchives.Time Period1930s