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usnatarchives · 10 months ago
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Photo courtesy of the Supreme Court of the United States).
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RBG with President Carter at a reception for Women Federal Judges, 10/3/1980, National Archives ID 136050236.
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President Clinton with RBG at the Rose Garden press conference to announce that he would nominate her to the Supreme Court, 6/14/1993, National Archives ID 2521376.
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President Clinton watches as an elated RBG is sworn in as Associate Supreme Court Justice by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, 8/10/1993, National Archives ID 3144719.
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RBG swears in Dr. Condoleezza Rice as Secretary of State, 1/28/2005, National Archives ID 171487271.
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RBG with President Obama and newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan at the White House, 8/6/2010. National  Archives 176550992.
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Letter from Rutgers Law Professor RBG in support of the Equal Rights Amendment, 4/15/1971, National Archives ID 26283960.
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Did you see the movie On the Basis of Sex? Here’s the appeal brief RBG and her husband Marty, aided by Mel Wulf of the ACLU, filed on behalf of Charles Morwitz. See the full brief, National Archives ID 120148054.
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RBG addresses 31 newly naturalized citizens at the National Archives on Bill of Rights Day, 12/14/2018, National Archives photo by Kitty Kouwenhoven.
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RBG’s dissenting opinion in Shelby County v. Holder, part of the National Archives exhibit "Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote."
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List of Supreme Court Cases Briefed or Argued by RBG in the 1970s, plus fact sheet, from the Clinton Presidential Library, National Archives ID 131064869.
RIP RBG
“Fight for the things you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”
See also:
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Welcomes New American Citizens, National Archives News.
Archivist David S. Ferriero’s welcoming remarks to RBG, petitioners and guests at Naturalization Ceremony on 12/14/2018.
Notorious RBG at the National Archives, Pieces of History blog. Just 16 days after being sworn in as Supreme Court Justice, RBG visited the National Archives to view the original 19th Amendment. 8/26/1993. C-SPAN footage here. 
DocsTeach: Letter from Ruth Bader Ginsburg Supporting the Equal Rights Amendment, 4/15/1971.
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usnatarchives · 6 years ago
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Women’s History on the Horizon: The Centennial of Woman Suffrage in 2020
In commemoration of Women’s Equality Day and the 94th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, this discussion considers how nearly one hundred years of voting rights have impacted present-day political, social, and economic roles for women. Presented in partnership with the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum.
The discussion will be streamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2t48I3j004.
Tuesday, August 26, at 7 p.m. at the William G. McGowan Theatre.  
Photo courtesy of the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum.
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