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Oral history interview with Dr. Julia Etta Parks and James Parks covering their role and impressions of the Brown v. Board case. Julia and James married in 1941 and had one son. Julia earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Washburn University and her doctorate from the University of Kansas. James served in the army during WWII then became a coach for Topeka High School's segregated African American basketball team, the Ramblers. Although the school itself was integrated, extra curricular activities, including sports were still segregated. This interview has a signed release for scholarly or educational purposes only.

Date: October 16, 1991

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Dr. Julia Etta Parks & James A. Parks Interview Dr. Julia Etta Parks & James A. Parks Interview Dr. Julia Etta Parks & James A. Parks Interview

Item Number: 514637
Call Number: Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Oral History Collection, Coll. # 251
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 514637

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