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NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, October 3rd thru November 7th, 1962

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Creator:Smith, Maxine Atkins
Title:NAACP Report of Executive Secretary, October 3rd thru November 7th, 1962
Date:1962 Oct. 3-1962 Nov. 7
Description:

Report from the executive secretary of the Memphis, Tennessee branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for October 3 through November 7, 1962. The report details local civil rights work, including a petition to Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph company seeking the end of discriminatory hiring; negotiations for desegregation of movies; complaints filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; a lawsuit filed against the St. Louis and San Francisco Railway Company; upcoming Equal Employment Opportunity workshops; membership campaign; and the Freedom Seal project.

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 | Discrimination in employment--Tennessee--Memphis | United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission | 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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