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National Archives-Central Plains Region (Kansas
Case File: CV-T-316 (1951) - Oliver Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, et al. (347 U.S. 483) (1954) and (349 U.S. 294) (1955)
In this case, a permanent injunction and restraining order was issued to admit African American children to white schools. In 1954, the United States Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, ruled that "in the field of public education the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place."
LINKS:BROWN v. BOARD OF EDUCATION ABOUT THE CASE
BROWN @ 50 (HOWARD UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL)
OLIVER BROWN v BOARD OF EDUCATION (KANSAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY CASE DOCUMENTS)
BIOGRAPHIES OF LITIGANTS AND ATTORNEYS IN BROWN v BOARD (NATIONAL ARCHIVES)
SEPARATE BUT EQUAL: THE ROAD TO BROWN (EXPLORING CONSTITUTIONAL LAW)
ORDER OF ARGUMENT IN BROWN v. BOARD OF EDUCATION (NATIONAL ARCHIVES)
BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION (WIKIPEDIA)
u.s. SUPREME COURT MEDIA, OYEZ
RACIAL SEGREGATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Separate But Equal. 1991 (George Steven, Jr., director).
Linda Brown of Topeka (left), with
and Oliver, and younger sister Terry.
Last page of trial court decision
Cottol, Robert J. and
Diamond, Raymond T.,
and Ware, Leland B. Brown
v. Board of Education: Caste, Culture, and
(University of Kansas Press, 2003).
Martin Jr., Waldo E. Brown v. Board of Education: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford/St. Martin's, 1998).
Freehling, William W. Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy
Klarman, Michael J. Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement
Kluger, Richard. Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black
Film information from Imdb