On June 13, 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first African American justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to his appointment, Marshall had successfully argued many cases before the Supreme Court, including Brown v. Board of Education. He served on the Court for 24 years, and posthumously received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Images: “Meeting regarding announcement of Thurgood Marshall’s nomination as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States" 06/13/1967 and "Message of President Lyndon B. Johnson Nominating Thurgood Marshall of New York to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, 06/13/1967”
These John Kennedy-Lyndon Johnson supporters are postering up the Leon County Democratic Party headquarters in Tallahassee, Florida, on October 31, 1960, mere days before the state would reject the Democratic ticket in favor of Richard Nixon.
Through all his awkward homeliness, there is a look of transparent genuine goodness, which at once reaches your heart and makes you love and trust him.
Look at all the heads, all the Grover Cleveland heads …
Some lovely, well-dressed Herbert Hoover fans at the University of Chicago prepare to gleefully beat the shit out of a Democratic Party donkey in 1932.
WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE MASCOTS?
How could anybody work up a feeling of sufficient personal malice toward Ronald Reagan to want him dead?
the life and times of grovey cleves! buffalo, ny.
this is a series of shadowboxes hand drawn by mickey harmon depicting tales of grover cleveland. the shadowboxes are paired with a graphic novel of the same title with narrative written by scott mancuso. you can view and purchase the book here and you can see close-ups of the shadowboxes here.