Separate Is Not Equal: Brown v. Board of Education

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Title:Separate is not equal : Brown v. Board of Education
Date:1954
Description:

Web site with information about the five legal cases that became the Brown v. Board of Education case before the United States Supreme Court. The case, decided on May 17, 1954, "made equal opportunity in education the law of the land." The site contains photographs of an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. as well as historic photographs and a list of related resources.

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:Instructional materials | Web sites | Black-and-white photographs | Teaching guides | Annotated bibliographies
Subjects:Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | African Americans--Segregation | Civil rights movements--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Education--United States | Segregation in education--United States | African Americans--Education | United States. Supreme Court | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States
Institution:National Museum of American History (Smithsonian)
Contributors:National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Online Publisher:[Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Rights and Usage:

Text and image files, audio and video clips, and other content on this Web site is the property of the Smithsonian Institution and may be protected by copyright and other restrictions as well. Individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, the Smithsonian Institution may also own copyrights and other proprietary rights in the content on this Web site. Smithsonian expressly prohibits the copying of any protected materials on this Web site, except for the purposes of fair use as defined in the copyright law, and as described below.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/brown/