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Flambeau front page, Feb. 19, 1960

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Includes coverage of Breitler's attempt to enroll at FAMU and reactions, including the ongoing investigation of a cross-burning in front of Kellum Hall, Breitler's residence at the time.

"Breitler's Application is Filed; Referred to BOC" (Flambeau)

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Newspaper article stating FAMU's decision to allow the Board of Control, the central policymaking for state institutions, decide whether Alan Breitler could be admitted to the university.

"Breitler Acting on Principle" (Flambeau Editorial)

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An article commending Breitler's attempts to enroll in the historically black FAMU in the fall of 1960.

Alan Breitler Yearbook Photo

Senior photograph of Alan Breitler in the 1960 "Tally Ho" yearbook

"Breitler Resigns Gov't Post After Senate Asks Dismissal" (Flambeau)

An article in the Florida Flambeau reporting Alan Breitler's resignation from his post as the undersecretary of welfare for religious affairs in the Florida State University Student Senate.

"Good Faith Needed" (Flambeau Editorial)

An editorial article in the Florida Flambeau commending FSU President Stanley Marshall and Student Body President Ray Gross for their actions to address the discrimination of Black students on campus.

"Open Letter to the Students" (Flambeau)

A letter to the students of FSU in which Student Body President Raymond Gross describing his actions to address discrimination at FSU.

"200 Blacks Confront Marshall" (Flambeau)

A newspaper article describing the circumstances that led 200 black students to hold a "talk-in" in university President Stanley Marshall's office for about 90 minutes. The students gathered to demand amnesty for two black students who had been…

"Black Cheerleader Claims Discrimination" (Flambeau)

A newspaper article reporting the claim that an FSU student was cut from the cheerleading squad because of her race.

"Blacks Urge Boycott of Classes" (Flambeau)

A newspaper article reporting on the boycott urged by black FSU students because they felt that the school administration and state legislature were ignoring the needs of black students at FSU, UF, and FAMU. The article also reports on the open forum…