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[Press photos of Supreme Court justices Thurgood Marshall and Clarence Thomas] [Decimalized .01-.13]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09741 Author/Creator: Place Written: Type: Header Record Date: 1962-1991 Pagination: 13 items

Summary of Content: Press photos of Supreme Court justices Thurgood Marshall and Clarence Thomas. Photos cover the periods during the nominations and confirmation hearings for each justice. Thomas's photos in particular cover scenes during the testimony of Anita Hill, a University of Oklahoma law professor who accused Thomas of sexual harassment.

People: Thomas, Clarence, 1948-
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentSupreme Court

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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