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Charles E. Bledsoe to the NAACP Legal Department

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Creator: Bledsoe, Charles E.

Date: September 5, 1950

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Lucinda Wilson Todd Coll. #825

Unit ID: 213409

Summary: In the letter, Charles E. Bledsoe, attorney for the Topeka Chapter of the NAACP, outlines the general nature of Topeka's situation as influenced by local laws. In particular, Bledsoe refers to the Kansas Permissive Law of 1879 that allowed individual school districts to segregate schools if they so desired. However, the law did not mandate school segregation in Kansas. The response to this letter is Kansas Memory item #213410.

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Title (Main title): Charles E. Bledsoe to the NAACP Legal Department


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