This brochure advertised Pioneer Hall, which was to open in 1931 as the first dormitory for male students. It lays out a vision for dormitory life and the virtues it would build for male college students.
Housing segregation was formalized when John Pinkett, Jr., an African American student from Washington D.C, was refused the room in newly-built Pioneer Hall that his parents paid for the first day of his freshman year. Lotus Coffman’s vision for a liberal education explicitly rejected integration.
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