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Jack Bass collection

Repository: Tulane University. Law Library. Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): These interviews were conducted with federal judges from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the South who ruled on civil rights cases. The full title of Bass' book is "Unlikely Heroes: A Vivid Account of the Implementation of the Brown decision in the South by Southern Federal Judges Committed to the Rule of Law."

Collection Description (Extant): Includes audio tapes, tape transcriptions, letters, memoranda, articles, etc. (research material for his book Unlikely heroes)

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: MSS Coll. No.17

Extent: 14 boxes (6 linear feet)

Language: English

Interviewees: John R. Brown, Herbert Brownell, Robert L. Carter, Robert L. Collins, Lolis Elie, Jack Greenberg, Constance Baker Motley, John P. Nelson, George Strickler, Bonnie Wisdom, John Minor Wisdom

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Civil rights--Cases
Judges
School integration--Law and legislation

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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