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Hughes, Charles Evans (1862-1948) "Arthur W. Mitchell, Apellant vs. The United States of America, Interstate Commerce Commission, Frank O. Lowden, et al."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.277 Author/Creator: Hughes, Charles Evans (1862-1948) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 28 April 1941 Pagination: 8 p. ; 23.3 x 15.6 cm.

Summary of Content: One printing of the Supreme Court case, "Arthur W. Mitchell, Apellant vs. The United States of America, Interstate Commerce Commission, Frank O. Lowden, et al," dated April 28, 1941. Opinion has been written by Chief Justice Hughes. Case pertains to a complaint made by Arthur Mitchell regarding discrimination and segregation of black passengers traveling on the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway Company. The ruling decided was that it was unconstitutinal to not provide equal amenities to all regardless of race.

People: Mitchell, Arthur W., 1883-1963
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentQuality of LifeRace discriminationRacismRailroadSegregation

Sub Era: The Sixties

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