• 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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Photos & Multimedia

Visit our Photo Gallery for pictures of the rehabilitation of the former Monroe School becoming Brown v. Board of Education NHS and historic images of Topeka from 1879-1951.

"The Road to Justice" on the Multimedia Presentations page is an interactive activity that allows you to think like an African American student in 1950.

 
Exterior view of Brown v. Board of Education NHS as seen from the historic playground.

Did You Know?

Charles Hamilton Houston

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...