• 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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U.S. Supreme Court Justices

U.S. Supreme Court Justices of the 1953 session
U.S. Supreme Court Justices of the 1953 session
Harris and Ewing/Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
 

Front row, left to right:

Felix Frankfurter (1939-1962)
Hugo Black (1937-1971)
Chief Justice Earl Warren (1953-1969)
Stanley F. Reed (1938-1957)
William O. Douglas (1939-1975)

Back row, left to right:

Tom C. Clark (1949-1967)
Robert H. Jackson (1941-1954)
Harold H. Burton (1945-1958)
Sherman Minton (1949-1956)

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NAACP Lawyers

The national strategy to use the courts to challenge segregation in public education began with the NAACP under the leadership of attorney Charles Hamilton Houston in the 1930’s.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...