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Maxine A. Smith at downtown business boycott

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Title:Maxine A. Smith at downtown business boycott

Black-and-white photograph of a Maxine A. Smith, executive secretary of the Memphis branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) during a downtown business boycott in Memphis, Tennessee. Smith wears a sign that reads "Don't shop boycott" an African American young man wears a sign that reads "Black youth must have more jobs!"

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Subjects:Smith, Maxine Atkins | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | Boycotts--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.)--Race relations | Race relations | Segregation in education--Tennessee--Memphis | School boards--Tennessee--Memphis | Central business districts--Tennessee--Memphis | Signs and signboards--Tennessee--Memphis | African American women civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Collection:Memphis civil rights photograph collection
Institution:Memphis Public Library's Memphis and Shelby County Room
Contributors:Memphis Public Library. Memphis and Shelby County Room
Original Material:

Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection, Box 1, Item 38, Memphis Public Library, Memphis, Tennessee

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Persistent Link to Item:http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001430