“Statements Issued in Housing Dispute”

Minnesota Daily article detailing the charge against the University administration for racial discrimination in student housing, particularly for closing a cooperative house, misleadingly named International House. Students protested  that the house was closed specifically because the administration had decided that it existed “strictly for Negroes,” in order to maintain racially segregated tax-payer funded housing. The residents never consented to lived in a racially segregated house.

CreatorMinnesota DailySourceUniversity of Minnesota Archives, "Statements Issued in Housing Dispute," Minnesota Daily, April 2, 1942, p. 1, 2.Date02/04/1942RightsImage 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.CoverageUniversity of MinnesotaTime Period1940s