UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311719

Creation Date

10-2-1967

Subject—Names

Thurgood Marshall

Subject—Topics

School integration; Civil rights; Black history

Description

Washington: Thurgood Marshall poses in his robes just before taking his seat as the first Negro member of the U.S. Supreme Court today. Marshall, the great grandson of a slave, swore to do equal right to the poor and the rich" as he took the oath at the opening session of the court.

Format

BW photograph, 7" x 9"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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