Portrait of Clarence Earl Gideon

Portrait of Clarence Earl Gideon


Image Number

  • RC12789

Year

  • 1961?

Series Title

General Note

  • Accused of a 1961 burglary but later not provided a lawyer for his trial. Judge Robert McCrary Jr. said that the State of Florida laws only allow provision of counsel for capital offenses. Mr. Gideon petitioned to the U.S. Supreme Court and after two years of imprisonment he received a new trial with court-appointed lawyer Fred Turner. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: G06360.

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Portrait of Clarence Earl Gideon
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Chicago Manual of Style

Wisner, Woody. Portrait of Clarence Earl Gideon. 1961?. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/35169>, accessed 30 April 2016.

MLA

Wisner, Woody. Portrait of Clarence Earl Gideon. 1961?. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 30 Apr. 2016.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/35169>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Wisner)