Brown v. Topeka Board of Education oral history collection 

Brown v. Topeka Board of Education oral history collection 

Creator Kansas State Historical Society
Description This collection provides a look at the background surrounding the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka from those who, in one way or another, were involved with the cases before they reached the Supreme Court.
Call number Manuscript Collection No. 251; Audiotapes: 35-10-05-05 to 35-10-05-06.
Date from 1991
Date to 1996
Geographic school Virginia
Size 2 cu. ft. (3-5″ document cases and 1 cu. ft. box); 115 audiotapes.
Access restrictions yes/no
Access restrictions
Part Of larger collection yes/no
Larger collection title
Repository Kansas Historical Society State Archives
Repository address 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66615-1099
Repository contact name Bob Knecht
Repository contact title
Repository contact email
Repository contact phone (785) 272-8681
DoveRegion (outside of Virginia)
Subjects o    African American students

o    Civil rights–Cases

o    Discrimination in education

o    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

o    Public schools–Virginia–Prince Edward County

o    Segregation in education

o    Prince Edward County (Va.). County School Board–Trials, litigation, etc.

o    Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education–Trials, litigation, etc.

Types o    Interviews

o    Sound recordings

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