Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Harriet Elizabeth Brown (1907-2009)
MSA SC 3520-13592

Sources:


Newspaper and Journal Articles (chronological order)

Crozier, Dave. “H. Elizabeth Brown – a Woman of Courage.” Calvert Independent, June 26, 2002. Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

Brown, Harriet Elizabeth. “The Case of H. Elizabeth Brown.” Calvert Life Monthly, February 2006, Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

Death notice of Harriet E. Brown. The Washington Post, 4 January 2009.

"Equal pay activist Brown dies at 101." The Recorder, 16 January 2009.

"Harriet 'Elizabeth' Brown, 101, Owings." The Recorder, 23 January 2009.

“Harriet Brown,” Calvert Independent, January 2009, Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

Kirk, John. “The NAACP Campaign for Teachers’ Salary Equalization: African American Women Educators and the Early Civil Rights Struggle.” The Journal of African American History 94 no. 4 (2009), 529-531.

Fitzpatrick, Katie. “The case that changed teacher equality.” Southern Maryland News, February 8, 2013.

Frazier, Andrea. “Legislation proposed to honor Calvert County civil rights crusader.” Gazette.Net, 25 March 2015.


Books

Stegman, Carolyn. “Harriet Elizabeth Brown.” In Women of Achievement in Maryland History, 38-39. University Park: Women of Achievement, 2002.

Gibson, Larry. “Chapter 16: Commuting Back for Equal Teacher Pay.” Young Thurgood: The Making of a Supreme Court Justice, 309-326. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2012.


Other sources

William B. Gibbs, Jr., letter to Harriet Elizabeth Brown. December 17, 1937. Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

Board of Education of Calvert County, December 27, 1937 minutes detailing actions on salaries. Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. “Equalization of Teachers’ Salaries.” March 1, 1938. Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

Calvert County Commission for Women. “The Harriet Elizabeth Brown Award.” Maryland Women’s Heritage Center. Accessed June 26, 2015.

Calvert County Delegation, Calvert County - Task Force to Study the Commemoration of Harriet Elizabeth Brown, Maryland General Assembly, 2015 Session, H.B. 354.

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center. “Maryland Women’s Heritage Trail Resource Kit: Pages 21-30 Calvert, Caroline, Carroll, & Cecil Co.” Accessed June 26, 2015.

“N.A.A.C.P. Attacks Law.” Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.

Harriet Elizabeth Brown Family File, the Mason Brown Collection, courtesy of the Calvert County Historical Society.


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