State ex. rel. Joseph M. Michael, et al. v. Henry B. Witham, et al

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State ex. rel. Joseph M. Michael, et al. v. Henry B. Witham, et al
Case Date: 
1942
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Application for Writ of Mandamus

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
1054
Notes / Description: 

Complainants: P. L. Smith, Ezra Totten, Walter S. E. Hardy, Homer L. Saunders, Clinton M. Marsh. Defendants: Fred C. Smith; Clyde B. Austin; Cary F. Spence; Paul J. Kruesi; W. P. Cooper; Harry S. Berry; W. P. Ridley; I. B. Tigrett; George C. Rowlett; John D. Martin; Williston Cox; James A. Fowler; Wassell Randolph; Thomas H. Allen; Prentiss Cooper; B. O. Duggan; C. C. Flannery; James D. Hoskins, all as Board of Trustees, Univ. of Tenn. CAUSE: Complainants denied admission based on race.