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Robert Carter to Herbert Bell

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Date: September 14, 1951

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825

Unit ID: 213402

Summary: The letter, dated September 14, 1951, was sent to Herbert Bell, President of the Abilene Branch of the NAACP, by Robert Carter, NAACP Assistant Special Counsel. Carter's letter, similar to many he sent to NAACP chapters in Kansas and Missouri, urging them to assist in raising $5,000 necessary to take the Brown case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Summary: Carter's letter to Bell can be used in conjunction with his letter to Burnett to help students appreciate the scale of the effort that preceded the Brown case's arrival at the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Title (Main title): Robert Carter to Herbert Bell


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