Item Details

Washington DC Locations

Elwood, William A
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Date
2006; 1985-01-16
Duration
19:47
Summary
Locations shots of Charles Houston-related places in Washington DC, his law offices, his grave, the Capitol, the Supreme Court.
Creator
Elwood, William A
Language
English
Notes
Digitized by: Cincinnati, Ohio : The PPS Group, 2006.
Source footage for the documentary, The road to Brown : the untold story of “the man who killed Jim Crow” (California Newsreel, 1990), about the life of Charles Hamilton Houston, his crusade for civil rights, and the events that led to "Brown vs. the Board of Education," the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared the 'separate but equal' doctrine illegal.
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Recorded at Washington DC
Collection
William A. Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project
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