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Harold Fatzer, attorney general of Kansas, wrote this letter to the chief justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, Earl Warren, three days after Warren handed down his decision in the case Brown v. Board of Education. In it, Fatzer congratulates Warren on the conclusion of the case and his well-written opinion and notes that, while he himself was personally opposed to segregation, his office had felt it necessary to "sustain the Kansas statute." He also mentions that the integration process in Kansas should be completed within two years.

Creator: Fatzer, Harold R
Date: May 20, 1954

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This article illustrates another response to the Brown v. Board ruling, this time from a white lawyer. It would work well as a complement to other sources describing how the Brown decision was received by the public, such as the newspaper article about the NAACP celebration with quotes from McKinley Burnett and Lucinda Todd.

KS:11th:3.1:Brown v. Board (2005)

Item Number: 211844
Call Number: Records of the Attorney General's Office, Brown v. Board Files, Box 1, Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211844

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