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Title: Josephine Burson, State Commissioner of Employment Security, 2004
Contributor: Burson, Josephine Wainman
Gritter, Elizabeth
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);Civil rights;Politics;African Americans
Issue Date: 28-Jul-2004
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: Interviewee Josephine Burson recalls her position as State Commissioner of Employment Security starting in 1948, and her role on the Democratic Party Executive Committee. She reflects on how being an African American woman influenced her career in government.
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Appears in Collections:Everett R. Cook Oral History Collection

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