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Thurgood Marshall Standing W/2 Attorneys

Thurgood Marshall Standing W/2 Attorneys

09 Dec 1953, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: 12/9/1953-Washington, D.C.: The three lawyers participating in arguments on public school segregation before the Supreme Court in Washington are shown during a recess of the hearing. Pictured (L to R) are: John W. Davis, chief representative of the states upholding segregation; J. Lee Rankin, assistant attorney for the U.S. government; and Thurgood Marshall, chief counsel for anti-segregation groups. (COMPLETE CAPTION IN NEG SLEEVE)