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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

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sitting #
Role, Location, Notes
Jun 14 1974

Eugene F. Sullivan

Judge retired from the New York State Supreme Court Bench for Oswego County Court House
Jun 24 1964

Dr. Gerhard Muller

President of the Supreme Court, Bundesverfassungsgericht
Feb 13 1976

Chief Justice Bora Laskin

Supreme Court of Canada
Photographed for the Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, of which he is chancellor
Apr 25 1944

Mr. Potter

Press Officer, Supreme Court of the USA


  • Justice William Brennan

  • Earl Warren


Supreme Court Justices

…statewide elected office, and the last serving politician to be elevated to the Supreme Court. (Wikipedia) This portrait features on the cover of the The Warren Court (Macmillan Books, 1964)…. […]

The U.S. Supreme Court

…This environment discouraged the Supreme Court Justices from traveling to Washington, so they conducted most of their work from their homes. Before the Supreme Court building was approved, Charles Evans… […]

Supreme Court Justices

Justice Felix Frankfurter, 1944 Mr. Karsh photographed Supreme Court justices in both the USA and Canada throughout his career. Digitized images available of such Sitters include those of Americans Thurgood… […]

Earl Warren

Court, and is generally considered to be one of the most influential Supreme Court justices and political leaders in the history of United States. Read more (Wikipedia). In 1964, Macmillan… […]

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, 1957 Thurgood Marshall was officially sworn in to the nation’s highest court at the opening ceremony of the Supreme Court term on October 2, 1967. President Johnson nominated… […]

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, 1957 President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court on this day, in 1967. On August 30, 1967, after a… […]

Roe vs. Wade

Justice William Brennan, 1963 45 years ago today, January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court made its decision that a right to privacy extended to a woman’s decision to… […]

Justice Felix Frankfurter

…States. Frankfurter served on the Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962 and was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Court. Karsh photographed Frankfurter on assignment… […]

Justice Tom C. Clark

…the Supreme Court of the United States from 1949 to 1967, nominated by Harry Truman, and succeeded by Thurgood Marshall. Clark served on the Warren Court – see the Karsh… […]

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, 1957 The United States Supreme Court’s first African-American justice, Thurgood Marshall, was born on July 2, in 1908 (d. 1993). A lawyer and civil rights activist, he served… […]

The Warren Commission

…investigation into the assassination was Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. Warren served on the Supreme Court from 1953–1969. He was photographed twice during his tenure – in 1955, on… […]

René Lévesque

Réné Levesque, 1978 This portrait of René Lévesque, the 23rd Premier of Quebec (1976-1985), is included in a book about Canadian Supreme Court justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, (out now from University… […]

Watergate Scandal

Richard Nixon, 1969 On July 24, 1974, in United States v. Nixon, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that claims of executive privilege over the “Watergate” tapes were void. The Court…… […]

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall, 1957 On this day, August 30, in 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first African American to be confirmed as a United States Supreme Court justice. He was nominated… […]

Earl Warren: Brown v. Board of Education

Earl Warren, 1955 On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision in “Brown v. Board of Education”, ruling that racial segregation in public educational facilities… […]

Exhibit Citizen Karsh’s Collection

First official Canadian Citizenship ceremony at the Supreme Court building, with Karsh in the back row, January, 1947 In a letter to the Ottawa Citizen, (January 12, 2017) Lilly Koltun,… […]

Canada Day

…North Country Public Radio we now have a full caption for this image of the first officially naturalized citizens of Canada after a ceremony at the Supreme Court of Canada… […]

Voting Rights Act

…illegal to impose restrictions on federal, state and local elections that were designed to deny the vote to blacks. In 2013, the US Supreme Court essentially gutted Section 5 of… […]

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