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Anson Phelps Stokes to Channing Tobias, Chairman of the NAACP, offering congratulations on the NAACP's victory in Brown v. Board of Education.

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Creator:Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958
Title:Anson Phelps Stokes to Channing Tobias, Chairman of the NAACP, offering congratulations on the NAACP's victory in Brown v. Board of Education.
Date:1954 May 18
Description:

This telegram, dated May 18, 1954, was sent from Anson Phelps Stokes to Channing Tobias, Chairman of the NAACP, celebrating the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. Stokes offers special congratulations to Thurgood Marshall, who served as an attorney on the case.

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Types:Telegrams | Text
Subjects:Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 | Tobias, Channing H. | Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States | Segregation in education--United States | Discrimination in education--United States | Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States | African Americans--Civil rights--History--20th century | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc. | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Civil rights--United States | African American lawyers--United States | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
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.

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