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This letter dated September 14, 1951, is from NAACP Assistant Special Counsel Robert L. Carter to Topeka NAACP Chapter President McKinley Burnett. Carter advises Burnett that the National Chapter of the NAACP would require $5,000 to take the Brown case to the United States Supreme Court. However, Carter explained that the money would have to be raised locally and that nearby NAACP chapters could contribute if they so desired.

Date: September 14, 1951

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Carter's letter is an excellent resource that helps students understand that moving the Brown case forward to the U.S. Supreme Court was not without a great deal of difficulties.

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

Item Number: 213401
Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213401

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