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    Brown v. Board of Education

    National Historic Site Kansas

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Attorneys

Belton v. Gebhart (Bulah v. Gebhart)
Delaware State Court, Wilmington, Delaware

Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund (LDF) (PDF, 48KB)
Louis L. Redding, DE NAACP (PDF, 45KB)
Jack Greenberg, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 65KB)


Bolling v. Sharpe
U.S. District Court, Washington, D.C.

Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 48KB)
George E.C. Hayes, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 61KB)
Charles Hamilton Houston, independently (PDF, 41KB)
James Nabrit Jr., independently (PDF, 41KB)


Briggs et al v. Elliott et al.
U.S. District Court, Eastern Division, Charleston, South Carolina

Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 48KB)
Robert L. Carter, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 68KB)
Harold R. Boulware, SC NAACP
Spottswood W. Robinson III, VA NAACP (PDF, 63KB)
Arthur Shores, AL NAACP A.T. Walden, GA NAACP


Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County
U.S. District Court, Richmond, Virginia

Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 48KB)
Oliver W. Hill, VA NAACP (PDF, 43KB)
Spottswood Robinson III, VA NAACP (PDF, 63KB)
Robert L. Carter, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 68KB)


Oliver L. Brown et al v. Board of Education of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
U.S. District Court, Topeka, Kansas

Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 48KB)
Robert L. Carter, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 68KB)
Jack Greenberg, NAACP/LDF (PDF, 65KB)
Charles Bledsoe, KS NAACP
Charles Scott, KS NAACP
John Scott, KS NAACP

Did You Know?

Plessy v. Ferguson court document

In 1896 the U.S. Supreme Court institutionalized the “separate but equal” policy with the Plessy v. Ferguson decision.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...