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January 26 1948 Nash.pdf
Telegram from M.A. Nash, Chancellor of the State Regents for Higher Education to George L. Cross, President of the University of Oklahoma stating that Langston University School of Law is substantially equal in every way.

Statement to Students 1949_001.jpg
Pamphlet of a Mass Meeting Equal Education and The Law located in the Bus. Ad. Bldg. on Tuesday 10 December 8 O'clock to discuss the existing Oklahoma State Statutes concerning Segregation Title 70, Sections 451-464

Discussion of Langston Law Schol Cross box 34 folder _006.pdf
Letter to Dean J.E. Fellows from President of the University of Oklahoma, George L. Cross, stating that Admissions is to "refuse admission to all Negroes..: 1948

Attorney General Mac Williamson directed the State Board of Regents to establish the…

Cover of Court Case Cross box 25 folder north campus 1946-1949.pdf
Cover of the US Supreme Court Case of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, George L. Cross, Maurice H. Merrill, George Wadsack and Roy Gittinger, Defendants in Error

Ada Fisher 1948_1949.pdf
Black and white image of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher, undated but believed to be circa 1948-1949, taken for newspaper articles about Sipuel v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, Supreme Court Case

CAC_CC_038_8_73_6_0022.jpg
Typewritten letter from Constituent to Senator Mike Monroney in opposition to HR 13079 or forced busing. Constituent states that subtle desegregation is needed instead of "instant" desegregation.

Winston Weathers to Kerr 1946.pdf
Typewritten letter from Winston Weathers to Governor Robert S. Kerr concerning Ada Lois Sipuel who was denied admission to the University of Oklahoma. Weather is in support of Ada Lois Sipuel admission to OU.

Byrd to Kerr 1946 _page1.pdf
Typewritten letter from J. Alexander Byrd to Governor Robert S. Kerr concerning the University of Oklahoma's delayed admission of Ada Lois Sipuel. Byrd addresses his time in the United State military service and that all Americans are created equal.…

Mahon to Kerr 1946.pdf
Typewritten letter from Maurice L. Mahon, Chairman of the Friendship House, Social Action Group to Governor Robert S. Kerr in regards to the denied admittance of Ada Lois Sipuel to the OU School of Law based on race. Mahon requests new legislation to…

BC Franklin to Kerr 1943.pdf
Typewritten letter from Attorney BC Franklin to Governor Robert S. Kerr indicating interest in becoming the chairman of the Negro Board of Regents.
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