Robert Oakes / U.S. Library of Congress

Thurgood Marshall in his Supreme Court robes

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in 1976. Thurgood Marshall was born in 1908, so he turned 68 the year this photo was taken.

The photo, by Robert Oakes, is now part of the collections of the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. (Digital ID: cph 3b07878)

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