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Title: Maxine Smith, Memphis NAACP, 1968
Contributor: Smith, Maxine
Beifuss, Joan Turner
Thomas, Bill
Keywords: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;Politics and government;Oral history;Memphis (Tenn.);Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968;Interviews;Civil rights;Race relations
Issue Date: 13-Jun-1968
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.
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