Digital Archive: Brown v. Board of Education

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Title:Digital archive : Brown v. Board of Education
Date:1897-present
Description:

Web site with documents and images which chronicle events surrounding the Brown v. Board of Education United States Supreme Court case. The University of Michigan project began in 2003 to scan and digitize documents and photographs from the Library of Congress, the Charlotte Observer newspaper, and the Ann Arbor Public Schools in support of the Winter 2004 LSA Theme Semester, "Fulfilling the Promise of Brown," Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Reads, and the 50th anniversary of the landmark court decision known as Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954). Charles Ransom, Diversity Librarian, was responsible for the selection of materials.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Articles | Black-and-white photographs | Legal documents | Oral histories | Books | Letters (correspondence) | Minutes
Subjects:Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc.--History | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc.--History | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States--History | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States--History | Busing for school integration | School integration--Michigan--Ann Arbor | United States | Ann Arbor (Mich.)
Institution:University of Michigan Library
Contributors:University of Michigan. Library
Online Publisher:[Ann Arbor, Mich.] : University of Michigan University Library | 2004
Rights and Usage:

All material on the UM University Library Brown v. Board of Education Archive website is copyrighted by the UM University Library unless otherwise indicated. It is for the personal use of students, scholars, and the public. Whenever possible, the UM University Library Brown v. Board of Education Archive website provides information about copyright owners and other restrictions; but the legal determination ultimately rests with the patron. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use (PDF) as defined in the copyright laws requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

Images: Images reproduced from the UM University Library Brown v. Board of Education Archive are for viewing and personal use only. Permission for commercial use or any publication, manipulation, display or distribution is only granted by written application to the copyright owner.

The low resolution images contained herein are made accessible courtesy of The Charlotte Observer. The Charlotte Observer is the intellectual property owner of all photographic images contained on this page and permits viewing of these images for educational fair use only. These images shall not be used or published in books, newspapers, magazines, brochures, catalogs, commercial announcements, calendars, posters, yearbooks, playbills, newsletters, on t-shirts, or promotional items, or for commercial use or gain of any kind without the expressed permission of The Charlotte Observer. Contact: Davie Henshaw, The Charlote Observer, Phone: 704-358-6133 Address: 600 S. Tryon St. Charlotte NC 28202

External Links: Some pages on this site may provide links to other Internet sites only for the convenience of World Wide Web users. The University Library is not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor does the University Library endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services or information described or offered at these other Internet sites. It is the responsibility of the user to examine the copyright and licensing restrictions of linked pages and to secure all necessary permission.

Send inquiries and/or comments about materials contained in this archive to renny@umich.edu

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.lib.umich.edu/brown-versus-board-education/