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Ruth Bader Ginsburg through the years

Published 4:39 PM ET, Fri September 30, 2016
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The only women who have become Supreme Court justices pose in the Justices' Conference Room on October 1, 2010, the day of Justice Elena Kagan's investiture. Standing, from left to right, are retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan. These images are part of a collection from the book "My Own Words" by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams, published by Simon & Schuster. Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
Photograph of Ruth Bader taken when she was 2 years old. Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
Professional bridal photograph of Ruth Bader taken in June 1954. Courtesy of Justice Ginsburg's Personal Collection
Columbia Law Professor Ruth Bader Ginsburg, photographed in the spring of 1980 shortly after President Jimmy Carter nominated her for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her husband, Martin Ginsburg, and their children, James and Jane, off the shore of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands in December 1979. Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Marty Ginsburg travel by bus from Charles de Gaulle Airport to downtown Paris, circa 1988. Courtesy of Justice Ginsburg's Personal Collection
Justice Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg pose on an elephant in Rajistan during their tour of India in 1994. Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg held basketballs that they received as gifts from the United States women's Olympic basketball team during the team's visit to the court on December 6, 1995. Courtesy of Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg works out on an elliptical during a training session at the Supreme Court, sporting her "Super Diva" sweatshirt on August 30, 2007. Courtesy of Wendy Williams