• 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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Western National Parks Association

The bookstore in Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site is operated by Western National Parks Association. There is a large selection of books on the Brown v. Board of Education case, as well as African American history, civil rights and the national parks. Please contact the bookstore at (785) 354-4273 for more information.

Western National Parks Association is a nonprofit cooperating association of the National Park Service. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the association was founded in 1938 as the Southwest Monuments Association to support the interpretive activities of the National Park Service.

Today, Western National Parks Association operates bookstores at sixty-five National Park Service sites throughout the western United States, plus an online store with more than 600 educational products. In addition to developing publications, the association supports park research and helps fund programs that make park visits more meaningful. One of the association's founding goals was to create and publish park-related information unavailable elsewhere.

Did You Know?

Thurgood Marshall

The Brown case was initiated and organized by the NAACP under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...