Brown v. Board of Education

Federal Records Pertaining to
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954)


Appendix A

Chronology of Federal Court Cases Described in This Guide

1880
James H. Vines v. James Cruse, S. L. Garrett, James H. Ward, J. A. Gates, J. A. Cowrey, H. A. Delano, and John M. Buntin (Case File CV-2981)

1896
Homer Adolph Plessy v. J.H. Ferguson (Case File: 15248)

1899
Cumming v. Board of Education of Richmond County, State of Georgia (Case File: 17206)

1902
Henry Wong Him v. Mary E. Callahan (Case File: CV-13245)

1908
Berea College v. Commonwealth of Kentucky (Case File: 20511)

1927
Gong Lum v. Rice (Case File: 31534) 1929
Irene Jones v. R. V. Ellis, P. J. Gilmore, and Mrs. Axel Carlson, as the School Board of the incorporated city of Ketchikan, Alaska (Case File: CV-1323-KA)

1938
State of Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada (Case File: 57 October Term 1938)

1945
Gonzalo Mendez et al. v. Westminister School District of Orange, CA, et al. (Case File: CV-4299)

1946
Westminster School District of Orange County et al. v. Gonzalo Mendez et al. (Case File: 11310)

1947
Sipuel v. Board of Regents of University of Oklahoma (Case File: 369 October Term 1947)

1949
Herman Sweatt v. Painter (Case File: 44 October Term 1949)

George W. McLaurin v. Oklahoma State Regents et al. (Case File: 34 October Term 1949)

1950
Valerie Cogdell et al. v. C. Melvin Sharpe et al. (Case File: CV-4950)

George W. McLaurin v. Oklahoma Board of Regents for Higher Education et al. (Case File: CV-4039)

Spottswood Thomas Bolling et al. v. C. Melvin Sharpe et al. (Case File: CV-4949)

Harry Briggs, Jr., et al. v. R.W. Elliott et al. (Case File: CV-2657)

1951
Oliver Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, et al. (Case File: CV-T-316)

1952
Yvonne B. Moses v. Hobart M. Corning et al. (Case File: CV-509)

Kenneth Alan Miller et al. v. Board of Education of the District of Columbia et al. (Case File: CV-515)

Wallace W. Williams et al. v. James A. Gannon et al. (Case File: CV-2666)

Dorothy E. Davis et al. v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia, et al. (Case File: CV-1333)

1954
Walter M. Sabine et al. v. C. Melvin Sharpe et al. (Case File: CV-3694)

Oliver Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, et al. (1 October Term 1954)

Harry Briggs, Jr., et al. v. R. W. Elliot et al. (2 October Term 1954)

Dorothy E. Davis et al. v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia, et al. (3 October Term 1954)
Spottswood Thomas Bolling et al. v. C. Melvin Sharpe et al. (4 October Term 1954)

Francis Gebhart et al. v. Belton et al. on certiorari to the Supreme Court of Delaware (5 October Term 1954)

1955
Nathaniel Jackson et al. v. O. C. Rawdon et al. (Case File: CV-3152)
Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, et al. II, (Case File: 1 October Term 1955)

1956
Oliver Bush, Jr., et al. v. New Orleans Parish School Board et al. (Case File: CV-3630)

Coalition et al. v. State Board et al. (Case File: CV-1816)
Jerome Atkins et al. v. School Board of the City of Newport News, VA, et al. (Case File: CV-489) 1957
John Aaron et al. v. William Cooper et al. (Case File: CV-3113)

1958
John Aaron et al. v. William Cooper et al. (Case File: 1 October Term 1958, Special August Term)

1960
Leslie Taylor v. Board of Education of New Rochelle (Case File: CV-4098)

1961
Jackson et al. v. School Board of Lynchburg (Case File: CV-534)

Leslie Taylor et al v. Board of Education of New Rochelle (Case File: 26901)

Leslie Taylor et al v. Board of Education of New Rochelle (Case File: 427)

1963
United States of America v. Biloxi Municipal Separate School District et al. (First Claim-Biloxi) (Case File: CV-2643)

United States of America v. Gulfport Municipal Separate School District et al. (Second Claim-Gulfport) (Case File: CV-2678)

United States of America v. Madison County Board of Education et al. (First Claim-Madison County) (Second Claim-City of Huntsville Board of Education) (Case File: CV-63-23)

United States of America v. Mobile County Board of School Commissioners et al. (Case File: CV-2964)

1965
Wilfred Banks et al. v. St James Parish School Board et al. (Case File: CV-16173)

Board of Education of the City of Chicago v. Chicago Branch, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Chicago Branch, Congress of Racial Equality; Chicago Friends of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; Coordinating Council of Community Organizations; ACT; Albert A. Raby; Lawrence Landry; et al. (Case File: CV-65 C 942)

Charles C. Green et al. v. School Board of New Kent County, VA (Case File: CV-4266)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania et al. v. Revelle W. Brown et al. (Case File: CV-39404)

1966
Sweet Briar Institute v. Button et al.(Case File: CV-66-C-10-L)

1971
David Johnson et al. v. San Francisco Unified School District (Case File: 71-1877)
David Johnson et al. v. San Francisco Unified School District, with Robert G. Nelson et al. Appellants (Case File: 71-1878)
David Johnson et al v. San Francisco Unified School District et al and Natl. Assn. For the Advancement of Colored People, with Guey Heung Lee, et al. Plaintiffs in Intervention-Appellants (Case File: 71-2105)
David Johnson et al. v. San Francisco Unified School District (Case File: 71-2163)
David Johnson et al. v. San Francisco Unified School District, with Robert G. Nelson et al., Intervenors-Appellants (Case File: 71-2189) 1974
Kinney Kinmon Lau et al. v. Alan H. Nichols, President et al. (Case File: CV-70-627)
Kinney Kinmon Lau et al. v. Alan H. Nichols, President et al. (Case File: 26, 155) 1977
School Desegregation Case (Case File: CV-70-1331)

Appendix B

National Archives and Records Administration Facilities with
Records Relating to the 1954 Brown Case

National Archives Building, Washington, DC
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
202-357-5000
Email: inquire@nara.gov

National Archives at College Park, MD
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740-6001
301-837-2000
Email: inquire@nara.gov

National Archives at New York City
One Bowling Green, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10004
212-401-1620
E-mail: newyork.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Philadelphia
900 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-4292
215-606-0100
E-mail: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Atlanta
1557 St. Joseph Avenue
East Point, GA 30344-2593
404-763-7474
E-mail: atlanta.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Chicago
7358 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629-5898
773-948-9001
E-mail: chicago.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Kansas City
2312 East Bannister Road
Kansas City, MO 64131-3011
816-268-8000
E-mail: kansascity.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Fort Worth
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Fort Worth, TX 76115-3405
817-831-5900
E-mail: ftworth.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Riverside
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Telephone:(951) 956-2000
E-mail: riverside.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at San Francisco
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San Bruno, CA 94066-2350
650-238-3500
E-mail: sanbruno.archives@nara.gov

National Archives at Anchorage
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907-261-7820
E-mail: alaska.archives@nara.gov

Presidential Libraries

Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library
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Abilene, KS 67410-2900
785-263-6700
www.eisenhower.archives.gov

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
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