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Before Brown : Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the long road to justice

Author: Gary M Lavergne
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©2010.
Series: Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The inspiring story of the courageous Houston mailman whose struggle to attend the University of Texas School of Law provided the precedent for the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Trials, litigation, etc
Trials, litigation, etc. Trials, litigation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lavergne, Gary M., 1955-
Before Brown.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009049278
(OCoLC)473655291
Named Person: Heman Marion Sweatt; Heman Marion Sweatt; Theophilus S Painter; Thurgood Marshall; Heman Marion Sweatt; Theophilus S Painter; Thurgood Marshall; Thurgood Marshall; Theophilus S Painter; Heman Marion Sweatt
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary M Lavergne
ISBN: 9780292784895 0292784899
OCLC Number: 667295722
Awards: Winner of Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize for Best Book on Texas History 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 354 pages, [10] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: One of the great prophets --
The cast of characters --
Iron shoes --
The shadow of failure --
The second emancipation --
A university of the first class --
"A brash moment" --
The great day --
"Time is of essence" --
"The tenderest feeling" --
The basement school --
A line in the dirt --
"I don't believe in segregation" --
The sociological argument --
The house that Sweatt built --
"Don't we have them on the run" --
A shattered spirit --
The big one --
Why Sweatt won.
Series Title: Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
Responsibility: Gary M. Lavergne.

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