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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Thurgood Marshall
RLIN number: NXCP88-A109
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Baltimore; education, Lincoln University, 1930, Howard University Law School, 1933; 1936-61, assistant first counsel, Special Counsel, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; impressions of civil rights cases, 1940s-70s, many judges, political figures, race riots; black press, leaders, civil rights organizations; Kenyan and Nigerian nationalism; 1961-65, United States circuit judge; 1965, appointment as Solicitor General by President Johnson; 1967, as Supreme Court Justice; landmark civil rights cases.
Extent: Transcript: 193 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Supreme Court Justice
Age at speaking: 69
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
People discussed: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993; Thurgood Marshall
Organizations discussed: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Supreme Court
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Civil rights; African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.; Judges; Kenya--Politics and government; Lawyers; Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Baltimore, MD; Nigeria--Politics and government; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; Thurgood Marshall; U.S. Department of Justice; U.S. Supreme Court; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018905-14348