These people, places, and cases were instrumental in shaping the Chicago in which Hal lived.
Locations for Collection
Plessy V. Ferguson
During the reconstruction era that followed the Civil War, visitors to the American south were astonished at the way African-Americans openly participated in society. Following his 1885 visit to New Orleans, American essayist Charles Dudley…
Brown V. Board of Education
Known simply as Brown vs. the Board of Education, the case included five individual cases of public-school segregation that were brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1952. These cases included: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Briggs v.…