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Capitol Annex Building, used as the Charleston Public Library
Capitol Annex Building, used as the Charleston Public Library


On March 13, 1928, three African American residents of Kanawha County were refused admittance to the Charleston Public Library.

Learn more:
Brown v. Board of Education: Supreme Court Decision
Brown v. Board of Education: Petition to the Circuit Court for Kanawha County
Brown vs. Board of Education: Brief On Behalf Of Plaintiffs In Error
"Negroes Seek Court Order Authorizing Their Use of Charleston Public Library"
"Hudson Denies Negroes Use of Public Library"
"Negroes Have Right to Use Local Library, Is Supreme Court Ruling"


On This Day in West Virginia History: March

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