Object Type: Record
In Collection: M191 Johnson (Paul B.) Family Papers
From the Paul B. Johnson Family Papers. Erle Johnston, Jr., director of the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, writes to Governor Paul B. Johnson and Lieutenant Governor Carroll Gartin on 5 May 1964, concerning the dismissal of Dr. A.D. Beittel as president of Tougaloo College. Dr. Beittel, a white man, was active in the civil rights movement. His involvement caused him to get fired as president. The memo also recommends that a legislative bill be passed to remove accreditation from Tougaloo College.