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Esther Swirk Brown (1917-1970), was involved in desegregating Walker School, an all black school in South Park, Johnson County, Kansas. She was instrumental in organizing a South Park chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Brown was actively involved in Webb vs. School Dictrict No. 90, which resulted in the desegregation of Johnson County school.
Item Number: 201253
Call Number: B Brown, Esther Swirk *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 201253
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Date - 1940s
Education - Segregation and desegregation
Education - Segregation and desegregation - Webb v. School District No. 90
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Civil rights - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, Esther Swirk
Places - Cities and towns - Kansas City
Places - Counties - Johnson
Type of Material - Photographs