Original Author: John F. Davis, clerk of U.S. Supreme Court
Created: June 12, 1967
Telegram Announcing the Decision in Loving v. Virginia
In this Western Union telegram, John F. Davis, a clerk at the U.S. Supreme Court, informs Bernard S. Cohen that he and his clients, Richard and Mildred Loving, won their appeal. The Lovings were convicted in Virginia for violating the state's prohibition against interracial marriage.