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Thurgood Marshall with Brandeis Portrait

 Thurgood Marshall, counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, relaxes in the lawyers' lounge today after presenting the NAACP's case to the Supreme Court in the momentous Little Rock school integration case. He is sitting in front of a portrait of the Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, a great liberal.

11 Sep 1958, Washington, DC, USA — Original caption: 9/11/1958-Washington, DC- Thurgood Marshall, counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, relaxes in the lawyers’ lounge today after presenting the NAACP’s case to the Supreme Court in the momentous Little Rock school integration case. He is sitting in front of a portrait of the Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, a great liberal.