Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980
"William O. Douglas, who grew up in Yakima, was appointed to the United States Supreme Court at the age of 40 and served for more than 36 years, longer than any other justice in the Court's history. Both on and off the Court, Douglas was outspoken in his support for individual rights and for preserving the natural environment."--HistoryLink.org, viewed Feb. 6, 2008.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Southern school news (University of Georgia Libraries)
- With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty (Library of Congress)