• Exterior of Brown v. Board of Education NHS, the former Monroe Elementary School, at night.

    Brown v. Board of Education

    National Historic Site Kansas

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Collections

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site's collection consists of the items located in the Research Library and a doll used in the Kenneth and Mamie Clark studies which were crucial evidence for the case. Other physical items are limited mainly to documents which are of public record or held in private collections.

Local collections include:

Charles S. Scott, Attorney at the University of Kansas

Court decisions

Did You Know?

President Harry S. Truman

In 1948 when President Harry S. Truman desegregated the U.S. Armed Forces, it was an important step towards the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...