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NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, July 19th thru August 1, 1961

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Creator:Smith, Maxine Atkins
Title:NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, July 19th thru August 1, 1961
Date:1961 Aug. 2
Description:

Report from the executive secretary of the Memphis, Tennessee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for July 19 through August 1, 1961. The report details local civil rights work, including sit-ins, weekly freedom marches, Freedom Movement expansion, weekly neighborhood freedom rallies, and donations to the Fighting Fund for Freedom. The report also contains a recommendation to move the local NAACP offices to another building.

The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Text
Subjects:National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Memphis Branch | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.)--Race relations | Race relations | Sit-ins--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis | Protest marches--Tennessee--Memphis | Boycotts--Tennessee--Memphis | Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | Race discrimination--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.) | Shelby County (Tenn.)
Collection:Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection
Institution:Memphis Public Library's Memphis and Shelby County Room
Contributors:Memphis Public Library. Memphis and Shelby County Room
Online Publisher:Knoxville, Tenn. : University of Tennessee, Knoxville in association with Memphis Public Library | Volunteer Voices (Project) | 2006-12-20
Original Material:

Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection, Box 1, Folder 1, Memphis Public Library, Memphis, Tennessee

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Persistent Link to Item:http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001623