1917 - 1970Esther E. Brown organized citizen support in South Park for litigation leading to the 1949 Kansas Supreme Court order admitting black children to the South Park School and to nearby high schools. Her actions encouraged similar litigation resulting in the U.S. Supreme Court landmark decision declaring school segregation unconstitutional.
|Placed By||City of Merriam and Citizens of South Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:30am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 353496 N 4322243|
|Decimal Degrees||39.03698333, -94.69271667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 2.219', W 94° 41.563'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 2' 13.14" N, 94° 41' 33.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||913, 785, 816|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5048-5098 Booker St, Merriam KS 66203, US|
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