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  • Collection: Crossing the Color Line

Missouri ex rel. Gaines v. Canada, Registrar of the University of Missouri, 1938

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305 U.S. 337 (1938) MISSOURI EX REL. GAINES v. CANADA, REGISTRAR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI, ET AL. No. 57. Supreme Court of United States. Argued November 9, 1938. Decided December 12, 1938. CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF…

Sipuel v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma et al, 1948

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332 U.S. 631 (1948) SIPUEL v. BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA ET AL. No. 369. Supreme Court of United States. Argued January 7-8, 1948. Decided January 12, 1948. CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF OKLAHOMA. 632*632 Thurgood…

Sweatt v. Painter et al, 1950

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339 U.S. 629 (1950) SWEATT v. PAINTER ET AL. No. 44. Supreme Court of United States. Argued April 4, 1950. Decided June 5, 1950. CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS. 630*630 W. J. Durham and Thurgood Marshall argued the cause for…

Brown et al v. Board of Education of Topeka et al, 1954

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347 U.S. 483 (1954) BROWN ET AL. v. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF TOPEKA ET AL. No. 1. Supreme Court of United States. Argued December 9, 1952. Reargued December 8, 1953. Decided May 17, 1954. APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE…

Irwin Holmes playing tennis, 1956

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This photo depicts Irwin Holmes, one of NC State's first African American undergraduate students. In 1958 he joined the tennis team, making him the first African American student at State College to play on a varsity sports team.

Agromeck Photos of First African American Undergraduate Students, 1957

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These photos of Manuel Houston Crockett, Jr., Edward Carson, Irwin Richard Holmes, Jr., and Walter VanBuren Holmes were collected from the 1957 Agromeck (North Carolina State's yearbook) by the NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center.…

Epps et al v. Carmichael at el, 1950

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93 F.Supp. 327 (1950) EPPS et al. v. CARMICHAEL et al. Civ. A. No. 144. United States District Court M. D. North Carolina. October 9, 1950. 328*328 C. O. Pearson, Durham, N. C., Spottswood W. Robinson, III, Richmond, Va., Robert L. Carter, New…

Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896

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163 U.S. 537 (1896) PLESSY v. FERGUSON. No. 210. Supreme Court of United States. Argued April 13, 1896. Decided May 18, 1896. ERROR TO THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA. 540*540 Mr. A.W. Tourgee and Mr. S.F. Phillips for plaintiff in…

Leroy Benjamin Frasier et al v Board of Trustees of the University of North Carolina, 1955

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134 F.Supp. 589 (1955) Leroy Benjamin FRASIER, Jr., et al., v. BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF the UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA et al. No. 260-D. United States District Court M. D. North Carolina. Argued September 10, 1955. Decided September 16, 1955.…

Julius Chambers (Learning Activity)

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Julius Chambers was a member of the University of North Carolina's Board of Governors from 1972 as a representative of his alma mater, North Carolina Central University. In 1977 he resigned out of protest over the Board’s handling of…

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