Harriet Elizabeth Brown

Harriet Elizabeth Brown (HM36W)

Location: Sunderland, MD 20689 Calvert County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 40.434', W 76° 35.786'

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During the period of racially segregated education, elementary school teacher Brown enlisted the N.A.A.C.P. and attorney Thurgood Marshall to challenge the inequity of seperate salary scales for public school teachers based on race. Her case was settled with the Calvert County Board of Education on December 27, 1937, and was the turning point for salary equalization in the state of Maryland.
HM NumberHM36W
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361125 N 4281799
Decimal Degrees38.67390000, -76.59643333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.434', W 76° 35.786'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 26.04" N, 76° 35' 47.16" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7101-7113 MD-2, Sunderland MD 20689, US
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