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Supreme Court justice and civil rights advocate

Autherine Lucy W and Thurgood Marshall


02 Mar 1956 — Original caption: 3/2/1956-New York, NY: Autherine Lucy, the Negro co-ed who was permanently expelled from the University of Alabama after the courts had ordered her re-admitted yesterday, is shown with Thurgood Marshall, Chief Counsel for the Nat’l Association for the Advancement of Colored People, at the NAACP offices. Miss Lucy said she intends to continue the fight and that she has authorized her attorneys to take whatever steps necessary to battle the expulsion order in court. (ORIGINAL CAPTION – COMPLETE CAPTION IN NEG SLEEVE)