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Press release from the Memphis Branch of the NAACP, Dec. 17, 1961

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Creator:Smith, Maxine Atkins
Title:Press release from the Memphis Branch of the NAACP, Dec. 17, 1961
Date:1961 Dec. 17

Press release from Maxine A. Smith, executive secretary of the Memphis, Tennessee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, issued December 17, 1961. The press release outlines progress made toward African American civil rights in Memphis during 1961, including voting, education, police brutality, housing, administration of justice, employment, and public facilities.

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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 | Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Memphis | Race discrimination--Tennessee--Memphis | Social integration--Tennessee--Memphis | Voting--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Education--Tennessee--Memphis | Police brutality--Tennessee--Memphis | Housing--Tennessee--Memphis | Justice, Administration of--Tennessee--Memphis | Discrimination in public accommodations--Tennessee--Memphis | Memphis (Tenn.) | 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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