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Title: Maxine Smith, 2007
Contributor: Smith, Maxine
Gritter, Elizabeth
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Civil rights;Memphis (Tenn.);Crossroads to Freedom;King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968;Race relations;National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;NAACP
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2007
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: This is an interview with Maxine Smith. She was one of those invited to have dinner with Dr. King on April 4, 1968. Smith was Executive Secretary of Memphis branch of N.A.A.C.P. and long-time worker in civil rights struggle in Memphis. As a native Memphian, Smith was also active in support of strikers and handled complaints of inequities and mistreatment from black citizens throughout crisis period. Recorded on 1968-06-13. From the Mississippi Valley Collection at the University of Memphis, collected by the Memphis Search for Meaning Committee from 1968-1973. 2007-08-31
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Appears in Collections:Crossroads to Freedom Oral History Collection

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