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Linda Brown Smith, Ethel Louise Belton Brown, Harry Briggs, Jr., and Spottswood Bolling, Jr. during press conference at Hotel Americana

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Title:Linda Brown Smith, Ethel Louise Belton Brown, Harry Briggs, Jr., and Spottswood Bolling, Jr. during press conference at Hotel Americana
Date:1964 June 9
Description:

A press conference at the Hotel Americana celebrates the tenth anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision. Four of the five plaintiffs whose class action cases combined in Brown are pictured together: Harry Briggs, Jr. (Briggs v. Elliot), Linda Brown Smith (Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka), Spottswood Bolling, Jr. (Bolling v. Sharpe), and Ethel Louise Belton Brown (Gebhart v. Belton [Bulah]). The fifth case was Dorothy E. Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia.

NYWT&S staff photo by Al Ravenna.

New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Group portraits | Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 | Redding, Louis L. | Bolling, Spottswood T. (Spottswood Thomas) | Smith, Linda Brown | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | African Americans--Civil rights | Segregation in education--United States | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation--United States | Press conferences--United States | Segregation--United States | African American students--United States | United States
Collection:With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress | 2004
Original Material:

Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

No copyright restriction known. Staff photographer reproduction rights transferred to Library of Congress through Instrument of Gift.

Related Materials:

Exhibited: With an Even Hand: Brown v. Board of Education at Fifty Years, Library of Congress, 2004.

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c12705