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Revius Ortique

Oral Histories



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana State Archives

Date Issued:

Duration: 01:31:13

Subjects: CIVIL RIGHTS | INTEGRATION | LABOR MOVEMENT | Africa | Oral history | New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana | Ortique, Revius O. (1924-2008) | Johnson, Lyndon B. (1908-1973) | Marshall, Thurgood (1908-1993)


  • Ortique, Revius Interviewee
  • Lemieux, Donald J. Interviewer
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with Judge Revius Oliver Ortique, Jr. (14 June 1924-22 June 2008.) Judge Ortique was a civil rights activist and jurist. He was the first Afro-American justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court.