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Felix Frankfurter to Earl Warren, May 17, 1954

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Creator:Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965
Title:Felix Frankfurter to Earl Warren, May 17, 1954
Date:1954 May 17
Description:

A brief hand-written note dated May 17, 1954, from Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter to Chief Justice Earl Warren. In this letter Justice Frankfurter congratulates Chief Justice Warren on the decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka and declares that he believes it to be a great day for both the Supreme Court and the United States.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 | Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States | Discrimination in education--United States | Segregation 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 | United States. Supreme Court | Judges--United States | 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
Original Material:

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

Rights and Usage:

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