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I am a man : an exhibit honoring the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' strike

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Title:I am a man : an exhibit honoring the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' strike

Web site exhibit about the 1968 Memphis, Tennessee sanitation workers strike. The site presents black-and-white photographs from the strike and demonstrations; it also contains brief essays about the history of the strike and its eventual resolution. Other resources on the site include a bibliography and a list of related links.

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Types:Instructional materials | Black-and-white photographs | Articles | Timelines (chronologies) | StillImage | Text
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 | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | African American labor union members--Tennessee--Memphis | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Institution:Walter P. Reuther Library (Wayne State University)
Contributors:Walter P. Reuther Library (Wayne State University)
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From the Jerry & Mildred Keifer Wurf collection, Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.reuther.wayne.edu/node/3642