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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Final decree

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Creator:United States. District Court (Virginia : Eastern District)
Title:United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Final decree
Date:1952
Description:

This memorandum summarizes the findings of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Civil Action No. 1333: Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County. The court found in favor of the County School Board, upholding segregation. The case later went before the United States Supreme Court and was judged with similar cases in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.

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Types:Decrees | Text
Subjects:African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | United States. District Court (Virginia : Eastern District) | Prince Edward County (Va.) | Discrimination in education--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--Virginia | Race discrimination--Virginia--Prince Edward County | School children--Transportation--Law and legislation--Virginia | Social justice--Virginia--Prince Edward County | Equality--Virginia | United States, Virginia, Richmond, 37.5537575, -77.4602617
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
Original Material:

Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress. Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

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