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Segregation, Integration, Desegregation

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Social Studies +2 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

This is a collection of primary sources related to the them of segregation, integration, and desegregation.  This includes sources about Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas (1957-1958), and the desegregation of Boston Public Schools.

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Smithsonian American Art Museum

Brown v. Board of Education: The Decision

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Thurgood Marshall

National Portrait Gallery

37c 1957 Little Rock Nine single

National Postal Museum

A member of the Little Rock Nine shares her memories

National Museum of American History

Diploma for Carlotta Walls from Little Rock Central High School

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Report card for Carlotta Walls from Little Rock Central High School

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Outfit worn by Carlotta Walls to Little Rock Central High School

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Copy photo of Minnie Brown, Melba Pattillo, and Thelma Mothershed doing homework

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photograph of seven of the Little Rock Nine meeting at the home of Daisy Bates

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Testament, (sculpture)

Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

School's Out

Smithsonian American Art Museum

School Bus Emergency Door Window

National Museum of American History