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Oral history interview with Leola "Williams" Brown Montgomery covering their role and impressions of the Brown v. Board case. Leola was born in 1921 and moved with her family to Topeka in 1923. She attended Monroe Elementary, a segregated African American school, with her brother. Leola married Oliver Leon Brown in 1939, and the two had three daughters. in 1950 Oliver Brown agreed to participate in a Topeka NAACP plan to integrate public elementary schools by attempting to enroll his daughters at a nearby school that only served white students.

Date: Between 1990 and 1996

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Item Number: 514631
Call Number: Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Oral History Collection, Coll. # 251
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 514631

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