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Oral history interview with Eliza Briggs covering their role and impressions of the Brown v. Board case. Eliza was born in Clarendon County, South Carolina. She attended Liberty Hill Elementary, where conditions were so poor they did not even have desks. Her family an others joined a case against the county school board to gain transportation to and from school for African American children. Eliza's husband, Harry Briggs, was the headed name on the list of petitioners, and the case carried his name. The case was successful as a part of the U.S. Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision.

Date: May 19, 1995

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Item Number: 526010
Call Number: Brown v. Topeka Board of Education Oral History Collection, Coll. # 251
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 526010

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