Wilhelm Keitel, IMT, Nuremberg Germany, 1945-1946

Defendant Wilhelm Keitel talks with his defense in the free period after noon lunch. Wilhelm Keitel was a German Field Marshal, head of the   Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (Supreme Command of the Armed Forces) and de facto war minister. At the Allied court at Nuremberg he was tried, sentenced to death and hanged as a major war criminal October 16, 1946.

Roosevelt Holds Conference on Naval Defense

Roosevelt Holds Destroyer Parley President Roosevelt returned to Washington on August 22, 1940 to set up the American part of the American-Canadian defense board, and pursue negotiations for naval bases in British Western Hemisphere possessions, and consider whether to transfer American destroyers to Great Britain. Four members of FDRs cabinet leave the conference together. Left to right: Robert H. Jackson (Attorney General), Henry Stimson (Secretary of War), Sumner Welles (Acting Secretary of State), Frank Knox (Secretary of the Navy).

Robert H. Jackson Takes Oath as Solicitor General

Photograph of Jackson taking the oath and officially becoming U.S. Solicitor General. Robert Jackson succeeded Stanley Reed. Left to right: Attorney General Homer S. Cummings, Solicitor General Robert Jackson, Ugo Carusi (Executive Assistant to the Attorney General).

Jackson Named Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

Jackson Named Associate Justice of Supreme Court. President Roosevelt today elevated Harlan Fiske Stone to be Chief Justice of the United States. At the same time President Roosevelt nominated Sen. James F. Byrnes (D.) of South Carolina and Attorney General Robert H. Jackson to fill the two vacancies on the high court

Senate Committee Considers Jackson Nomination to Office of U.S. Solicitor General

  Senate Committee Considers Jackson Nomination Washington D.C. - A Senate Judiciary sub-comittee considering the nomination of Robert H. Jackson to be Solicitor General of the United States opened hearings her today. Photo shows left to right: Mr. Jackson; Senator George McGill, chairman; Attorney General Homer S

Connery, Jackson, and Black Discuss Wage and Labor Bill, Washington D.C., 1937

Photograph From Wide World Photos, Washington Bureau: Joint Committee Opens Hearings on Wage-Hour Bill. Washington, D.C. -- The Senate and House Labor Committees today opened a joint hearing on the administration's new wage and hour bill. Photo shows the first witness, Assistant Attorney General Robert H. Jackson, discussion the bill with two chairmen. Left to right: Representative William P

Robert H. Jackson and William E. Jackson at Yale University

New Justice Proud of Son, Yale Grad New Haven Conn - Attorney General Robert H. Jackson newly selected as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court shows his pride as he poses with his son William E. Jackson when William graduated from Yale University today, June 17th.

Robert and Irene Jackson at a Washington D.C. Event

Scenes in the Life of Jackson, Possible New Chief Justice Washington D.C. - Since the announcement of the retirement July 1st of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, reports that Attorney General Robert Jackson would succeed to the Chief Justiceship have been rampant. Here is a picture of Robert and Irene Jackson at a capital function early this year.