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This Letter mentions the receipt of Todd's letter of August 29, 1950, about the situation in Topeka's elementary schools. White mentioned that he would immediately refer the letter to his legal department and said that Todd should expect to hear from him shortly.
Creator: White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Date: September 13, 1950
White's reply to Todd's letter can be used to help students understand how the Brown case began to take on a greater level of significance as the NAACP became involved in the matter. This letter can be used in conjunction with Todd's letter to White (#213405) and Todd's draft of the background to the Brown case (#213407).
KS: 11th: 3.1.: Brown v. Board (2005)
Item Number: 213406
Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213406
Collections - Manuscript - Todd, Lucinda Wilson
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Reform/Advocacy - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1945-1990 (Kansas_Benchmark 3) - Brown v. Board (Indicator 1) - Kansas' lead role in the Supreme Court case
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1945-1990 (Kansas_Benchmark 3) - Brown v. Board (Indicator 1) - Plaintiffs in the court cases
Date - 1950s - 1950
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Courts - United States Supreme Court
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Civil rights - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - African Americans - Discrimination - Segregation
People - Notable Kansans - Todd, Lucinda Wilson, 1903-1996
People - Notable People - White, Walter Francis, 18993-1955
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Other States - New York
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters