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Title: Vasco Smith, Shelby County Commissioner, 2000
Contributor: Smith, Vasco A.
Gritter, Elizabeth
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);Civil rights;NAACP;Women;Politics;Nonprofit organizations;Sanitation workers;Protest movements
Issue Date: 9-Oct-2000
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: In this interview with former Shelby County Commissioner and President of the SCDC Vasco Smith, he talks about the creation of the Memphis Community Relations Committee, the organization of sit-ins and protests, and instances of apathy, intimidation, and violence against demonstrators.
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