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Mary E. Branch Collection Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Biographical material, correspondence, and typescript addresses concerning Mary E. Branch, an Afro-American educator who became the first woman president of Tillotson College, Austin, Texas. Includes information about the history of the college. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]
Sweatt v. Painter: Archival and Textual Sources Denver, Colorado, United States. In 1946, with the support of the NAACP, Heman Marion Sweatt applied for admission to The University of Texas School of Law. The University registrar rejected his application because Sweatt was an African American and UT was a segregated institution. Sweatt, with NAACP counsel, sued. Although Sweatt lost in state court, the United States Supreme Court in 1950 ordered the integration of The University of Texas School of Law and also The University's Graduate School. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details] [4 interview(s) listed in this collection]