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Lucinda Todd made this speech in Des Moines, Iowa, on the background of the Brown v. Board segregation case. The primary goal of the speech was to raise funds for the attorneys fees required to take the case to the Supreme Court. The speech also provides an excellent recounting of the issues that spawned the Brown case, including the Topeka, Kansas, African-American community's problems with Superintendent Dr. Kenneth McFarland and, Director of Negro Schools, Harrison Caldwell.

Creator: Todd, Lucinda Wilson, 1903-1996
Date: 1953

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This speech can be used in conjunction with other material from Todd, as well as the letters from Robert Carter to McKinley Burnett and Herbert Bell that also address the need for raising money in order to pay for the attorney's fee and other expenses related to the continuation of the Brown case.

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

Item Number: 213403
Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213403

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