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Thurgood Marshall Outside the Supreme Court

 Thurgood Marshall, NAACP Chief Councel, is shown in front of the Supreme Court, making a last-ditch appeal that would permit Negro children to re-enter Little Rock's beleaguered Central High School next month. Legal sources expressed the belief that there was little chance the move would succeed.

22 Aug 1958, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: 8/22/1958-Washington, D.C.: Thurgood Marshall, NAACP Chief Councel, is shown in front of the Supreme Court, making a last-ditch appeal that would permit Negro children to re-enter Little Rock’s beleaguered Central High School next month. Legal sources expressed the belief that there was little chance the move would succeed.