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First Letter from the Lucinda Todd, of the Topeka Chapter of the NAACP, to NAACP Executive Secretary Walter White. In the letter, Todd outlines the problems in Topeka and the fact that the Topeka Chapter of the NAACP wants to test the limits of Kansas law regarding segregated schools. The letter eventually led to the involvement of the NAACP and the arrival of the Legal Defense Fund (LDF) and Executive team to the Todd home in Topeka for Brown case strategy sessions.

Creator: Todd, Lucinda Wilson, 1903-1996
Date: August 29, 1950

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Todd's letter to White helps students understand how the Brown case's move toward the national spotlight began. In addition, Todd's letter can be combined with White's reply (#213406) and Todd's summary of the events preceding the Brown case (#213407).

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

Item Number: 213405
Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213405

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