The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
[Interviews with the honorable Bailey Brown]
Repository: U.S. Courts Library. Sixth Circuit
Collection Description (CRHP): Judge Brown was a Federal District Judge in Memphis from 1966 to 1979 and ruled on many school desegregation cases in Tennessee and cases related to the Memphis sanitation workers' strike of 1968.
Collection Description (Extant): Oral History of The Honorable Bailey Brown. Conducted by The Honorable Gilbert S. Merritt, Chief Judge, and James A. Higgins, Circuit Executive, June 6, 1994, Memphis, TN. Interview tapes and transcripts.
Second Oral History of The Honorable Bailey Brown. Conducted by Rita F. Wallace, Court Historian, October 16, 1997, Memphis, TN. Interview tapes and transcripts.
Date(s): 1994, 1997
Extent: tapes, transcripts
Interviewees: Bailey Brown
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights movements--Tennessee
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
School integration--Law and legislation