Print of Louis J. Redding and Thurgood Marshall

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  • Image for Print of Louis J. Redding and Thurgood Marshall
2 images
Created by
Associated Press, American, founded 1846
Subject of
Marshall, Thurgood, American, 1908 - 1993
Medium
toner on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 7 3/8 x 10 in. (18.7 x 25.4 cm)
Type
photomechanical prints
Date
April 11, 1955
Description
Print of Louis J. Redding and Thurgood Marshall holding a brief while they smoke cigarettes during a recess in the Supreme Court's hearing on racial integration in public schools. The AP Wirephoto caption is along the right side.
The caption reads "Washington, April 11 - SEEK SPEEDY INTEGRATION - Louis J. Redding, left, of Wilmington, Del. and Thurgood Marshal of New York City confer at the Supreme Court today during a recess in the courts hearing on racial integration in the public schools. Redding, representing Negro pupils in Deleware, and Marshal, general council for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, contend quick integration should be ordered by court."
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Education
Law
Photography
Segregation
United States--History--1953-1961
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Elmer J. Whiting, III
Object number
2011.17.89
Restrictions & Rights
© 1955 Associated Press. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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