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NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, May 2nd thru June 5th, 1962

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Creator:Smith, Maxine Atkins
Title:NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, May 2nd thru June 5th, 1962
Date:1962 May 2-1962 June 5
Description:

Report from the executive secretary of the Memphis, Tennessee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for May 2 through June 5, 1962. The report details local civil rights work, including protesting a judicial promotion; supporting an African American judicial appointment; corresponding with legislators; protesting police behavior and discrimination at a restaurant; and notes on membership and voter campaigns. It also includes recommendations about the upcoming national convention, awards to local leaders, upcoming hearings with the Commission on Civil Rights, and school desegregation cases.

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 | 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 | Discrimination in public accommodations--Tennessee--Memphis | Discrimination in restaurants--Tennessee--Memphis | Judges--Selection and appointment--Tennessee--Memphis | African American judges--Tennessee--Memphis | Legislators--United States | United States Commission on Civil Rights | School integration--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) | 2007-06-08
Original Material:

Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection, Box 1, Folder 2, Memphis Public Library, Memphis, Tennessee

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Persistent Link to Item:http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002657