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William Douglas to Earl Warren, May 11, 1954

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Creator:Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980
Title:William Douglas to Earl Warren, May 11, 1954
Date:1954 May 11

A brief note hand-written by Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas to Chief Justice Earl Warren. Justice Douglas writes that he agrees with Chief Justice Warren's opinion that both state and federal courts should rule on the subject of school desegregation.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 | Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States | Segregation in education--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc. | Civil rights--United States | Judges--United States | United States. Supreme Court | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
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Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division, Washington, D.C.

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