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Dr. King and the 1968 AFSCME Memphis Sanitation Strike

AFSCME and Dr. King

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Title:Dr. King and the 1968 AFSCME Memphis Sanitation Strike | AFSCME and Dr. King
Date:1968-present
Description:

Web site with information about the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, and the role played by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The site contains photographs, video, and articles about the strike and King's work while he was in Memphis. Materials on the site were created by or gathered by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Articles | Web sites | MovingImage
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 | Sanitation workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Strikes and lockouts--Tennessee--Memphis | Strikes and lockouts--Sanitation--Tennessee--Memphis | Strikes and lockouts--Refuse collectors--Tennessee--Memphis | Labor unions--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.)--Race relations | Race relations | Race discrimination--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.)--Officials and employees | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | AFSCME | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | Speeches, addresses, etc. | African American labor union members--Tennessee--Memphis | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Institution:AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)
Contributors:AFSCME
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.afscme.org/about/1029.cfm