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Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993) Brown v. Topeka Board of Education [In: "Brief for Appellants...."]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07726 Author/Creator: Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993) Place Written: Washington Type: Book signed Date: 1953 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Case printed in "brief for appellants...in Supreme Court of the United States, October Term, 1953."

People: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: Education Reform, African American Author, African American History, Supreme Court, Judiciary, Law, Segregation, Civil Rights, Education

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement The Fifties