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NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, Nov. 8th thru Dec. 5th, 1961

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Creator:Smith, Maxine Atkins
Title:NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, Nov. 8th thru Dec. 5th, 1961
Date:1961 Dec. 6
Description:

Report from the executive secretary of the Memphis, Tennessee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for November 8 through December 5, 1961. The report details local civil rights work, including branch membership, suspension of demonstrations and boycotts as a result of a favorable integration plan; the annual Christmas card and seal drive; efforts to desegregate seating at wrestling matches; action for equal job opportunities; protests and complaints filed; steps towards desegregating county schools; and notes on committee meetings.

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 | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis | Boycotts--Tennessee--Memphis | Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | Race discrimination--Tennessee--Memphis | Social integration--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Education--Tennessee--Memphis | Discrimination in employment--Tennessee--Memphis | Discrimination in public accommodations--Tennessee--Memphis | School integration--Tennessee--Memphis | Shelby County (Tenn.) | Memphis (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=200700000001624