A Turning Point in the History of Civil Rights [United States Supreme Court]. [Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka]. Wyatt, Walter, Reporter. United States Reports Volume 347: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at October Term, 1953 [and] Volume 349: Cases Adjudged...at October Term, 1954. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1954-1955. Together 2 books. Publisher's original tan buckram, red and black lettering pieces, blind frames and black-stamped ownership marks to front boards. Light shelfwear, owner stamps to pastedowns and front free endpapers, partial crack in text block between pp. 322-323 of Volume 349, Brown decision not affected. $500. * First editions. These volumes contain the first printings of the Court's momentous decision Brown et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka et al., popularly known as Brown I and II. Brown I (347 U.S. 483) is the famous opinion written by Earl Warren; Brown II (349 U.S. 297) outlined remedies. Several key phrases are underlined in both decisions, including "with all deliberate speed" in Brown II.
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