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Thurgood Marshall, John Sheppard in Court

As far apart in their views as in their positions from each other in this picture are John Ben Shepperd (l), Texas Attorney General, and Thurgood Marshall (r), Counsel for the NAACP. Mr. Marshall just entered Judge Otis T. Dunagan's 7th District Court, in which he will defend the NAACP against the State of Texas' attempt to bar their activities in this state.

28 Sep 1956, Texas, USA — Original caption: As far apart in their views as in their positions from each other in this picture are John Ben Shepperd (l), Texas Attorney General, and Thurgood Marshall (r), Counsel for the NAACP. Mr. Marshall just entered Judge Otis T. Dunagan’s 7th District Court, in which he will defend the NAACP against the State of Texas’ attempt to bar their activities in this state.