The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Frederick Moore Vinson oral history project
Repository: University of Kentucky. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History
Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes discussion of Vinson and civil rights as well as has an interview of Tom Clark, who discusses civil rights law.
Collection Description (Extant): A native of Louisa, Kentucky, Frederick Moore Vinson (1890-1953) served two terms in the United States House of Representatives, was appointed associate justice of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in 1937 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, was director of the Economic Stabilization Board and director of the Office of War Mobilization and Reconstruction, and was appointed Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1946 by Harry S. Truman.
Extent: 23 interviews (23 hours of audiocassette recordings)
Interviewees: Tom C. Clark, Fred Vinson, Jr., Chesley A. Lycan, Karl R. Price, William Oliver, Howard J. Trienens, Newton N. Minow
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
United States. Supreme Court