AFSCME and Dr. King
Photographs, video, and articles about the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' strike and King's role in the strike.
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Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
Strikes and lockouts--Tennessee--Memphis
Strikes and lockouts--Sanitation--Tennessee--Memphis
Strikes and lockouts--Refuse collectors--Tennessee--Memphis
Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis
Memphis (Tenn.)--Race relations
Memphis (Tenn.)--Officials and employees
African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis
Speeches, addresses, etc.
African American labor union members--Tennessee--Memphis
Web site with information about the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee, and the role played by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The site contains photographs, video, and articles about the strike and King's work while he was in Memphis. Materials on the site were created by or gathered by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union., 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.
AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees)