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The Russell B. Sugarmon Collection consists of a wide assortment of documents centered largely on the career of Judge Russell B. Sugarmon, a Memphis civil rights lawyer and activist. The documents—including letters, pamphlets, memos, campaign materials, and more—feature the contributions of many notable civil rights figures such as Jesse H. Turner, Roy Wilkins, and A.W. Willis, Jr. The collection focuses on the civil rights efforts made in Memphis and Shelby County.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 56
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Brief_Biographical_Sketch_of_A_W_Willis_785_print_1.jpg.jpg-Biographical Sketch of A.W. Willis, JrWillis, A. W., 1925-1988
Resume_of_H_T_Lockard_812.jpg.jpg-Resume of H.T. LockardLockard, Hosea T. (H.T.)
Shelby_County_Democratic_Club_Officer_List_811.jpg.jpg-Officers of the Shelby County Democratic ClubShelby County Democratic Club
19581112_Letter_Citizens_Non_Partisan_Registration_Meeting_819.jpg.jpg1958-11-12Letter-Citizens Non-Partisan Registration Committee Meeting-
19581215_Agenda_of_Shelby_Democratic_Club_Meeting_818.jpg.jpg1958-12-15Agenda of Shelby County Democratic Club Meeting (Dec. 15, 1958)-
Biographical_Sketch_of_Sugarmon_for_Notable_Black_Memphians_807.jpg.jpg-Biographical Sketch of Sugarmon for Notable Black Memphians, by Miriam Decosta-WillisDeCosta-Willis, Miriam
Baptist_Minister_List_805_1.jpg.jpg-Baptist Minister Contact List-
19600328_Article_City_Commission_Should_Correct_Library_Injustice_804.jpg.jpg1960-03-28The City Commission Should Correct Library InjusticeLuening, Eugene A.
19660110_Letter_from_Russell_Sugarmon_to_Fellow_Tennesseans_796.jpg.jpg1966-01-10Letter from R. B. Sugarmon, Jr., Chairman Tennessee Voters' Council to Fellow TennesseansSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
Absentee_Ballot_by_Mail_Information_799.jpg.jpg-Absentee Ballot by Mail InformationShelby County Election Commission
Letter_from_Russell_Sugarmon_to_Maxine_Smith_790.jpg.jpg-Letter from Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr. to Maxine SmithSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.; Smith, Maxine
Photo_Russell_Sugarmon_and_unknown_officials_803.jpg.jpg-Photograph of Russell B. Sugarmon and unknown officials-
Memo_from_Johnnie_Turner_to_Russell_Sugarmon_777.jpg.jpg-Memo to Russell Sugarmon from Johnnie TurnerTurner, Johnnie
19600421_Agenda_of_Shelby_County_Democratic_Club_800.jpg.jpg1960-04-21Agenda of Shelby County Democratic ClubShelby County Democratic Club
Biographical_Sketch_of_Russell_Sugarmon_787.jpg.jpg-Brief Biographical Sketch of Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr. (Second)Sugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
Biographical_Sketch_of_Russell_Sugarmon_786.jpg.jpg-Brief Biographical Sketch of Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr. (First)Sugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
19941201_Russell_Sugarmon_Work_Experiences_792.jpg.jpg1994-12-01Russell B. Sugarmon Work ExperiencesSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
1990_Bio_Honorable_Russell_B_Sugarmon_788_1.jpg.jpg1990Biography of Honorable Russell B. Sugarmon, General Session Civil Judge, Division IVSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
19760501_Sugarmon_Election_Poster_716.jpg.jpg1976-05-01Flyer to Elect Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr. to County CourtSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
1964_Statement_from_Tennssee_Voters_Council_783.jpg.jpg1964Statement from the Tennessee Voters' CouncilTennessee Voters' Council, East Tennessee Office
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