Thurgood Marshall
Original Author: Thomas J. O'Halloran
Created: September 17, 1957
Medium: Photograph

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, a prominent civil rights lawyer who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1967 until 1991, is the subject of this photograph taken in 1957. Marshall founded the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. in 1940, and the organization played a major role in dismantling Jim Crow laws. This photograph is part of the U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress.