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During his struggle to gain entry to the University of Florida College of Law, Mr. Hawkins never applied to Florida A & M for law school. Nevertheless, he was notified, by telegram, that his "application for admission" was approved and he was given instructions to register for classes for the fall semester, 1951.
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Registrar, "Western Union Telegram to Mr. Virgil D. Hawkins" (1951). Documents. 1.