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|Creator:||Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981|
|Title:||Telegram. NAACP Executive Secretary Roy Wilkins to Herbert Brownell concerning the expulsion of Autherine Lucy, February 7, 1956|
|Date:||1956 Feb. 7|
A telegram dated February 7, 1956, from NAACP Executive Secretary Roy Wilkins to Attorney General Herbert Brownell regarding the expulsion of Autherine Lucy from the University of Alabama. Wilkins implores Attorney General Brownell to take legal action against any person who attempts to prevent Lucy from attending classes. Wilkins notes that demonstrators had previously thrown objects at Lucy and that she had been suspended by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees to prevent disruptions on campus.
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|Subjects:||Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Brownell, Herbert, 1904- | Lucy, Autherine, 1930- | Civil rights--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | 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 | African American civil rights workers--New York (State)--New York | African American students--Alabama--Tuscaloosa | African American women--Alabama--Tuscaloosa | Attorneys general--United States | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States. Dept. of Justice | University of Alabama | University of Alabama. Board of Trustees | College integration--Alabama--Tuscaloosa | Student expulsion--Alabama--Tuscaloosa | New York (N.Y.) | Tuscaloosa (Ala.) | Tuscaloosa County (Ala.)|
|Collection:||With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||Library of Congress | "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection (Library of Congress)|
|Online Publisher:||[Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress|
Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division, Washington, D.C.
Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection.
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