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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): 21 to 40 of 56
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
1964_Tennessee_Voters_Council_Officer_List_784.jpg.jpg1964Tennessee Voters' Council, List of OfficersTennessee Voters' Council
19660526_Letter_from_Hubert_Humphrey_to_Russell_Sugarmon_725.jpg.jpg1966-05-26Letter from Hubert Humphrey to Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr.Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
19630715_Letter_from_Lyndon_Johnson_to_Russell_Sugarmon_723.jpg.jpg1963-07-15Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson to Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr.Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
1976Letter from Billie Carr, DNC Texas to National Committee MembersCarr, Billie
19620829_Dean_Rusk_letter_to_Russell_Sugarmon_724_1.jpg.jpg1962-08-29Letter from Dean Rusk to B. Russell Sugarmon, Jr.Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994
19641206_Letter_from_Joe_Taylor_to_AW_Willis_839.jpg.jpg1964-12-06Letter from Joe S. Taylor to A. W. WillisTaylor, Joe S.
1964_Campaign_Brochure_Russell_Sugarmon_and_AW_Willis_730_1.jpg.jpg1964Campaign Brochure: We Need Negro Representation in State Government, Sugarmon and A.W. WillisVictory Committee
19640702_Letter_from_Avon_Williams_to_Louie_Martin_779.jpg.jpg1964-07-02Letter from Avon Williams to Louie MartinMartin, Louie; Williams, Avon N. Jr.
19640702_Letter_from_CB_Robinson_to_AW_Willis_780.jpg.jpg1964-07-02Letter from C. B. Robinson , President, Tenneesee Voters Council to A. W. Willis, Secretary, Tennessee Voters CouncilRobinson, C. B.
19640929_Letter_from_EV_Braswell_to_AW_Willis_781.jpg.jpg1964-09-29Letter from E.V. Braswell to A. W. Willis Tennessee Voters' CouncilBraswell, E. V.
19640816_Letter_from_JM_Moseley_to_Shelby_Democratic_Club_782.jpg.jpg1964-08-16Letter from J. M. Moseley to Shelby County Democratic ClubMoseley, J. M.
19640701_Letter_from_the_Tennessee_Voters_Council_714.jpg.jpg1964-07-01Letter from the Tennessee Voters' Council to the Citizens of Middle TennesseeTennessee Voters' Council
19640615_Letter_From_HT_Lockard_to_AW_Willis_707.jpg.jpg1964-06-15Letter from H. T. Lockard, President, Tennessee Federation of Democratic Leagues, Inc. to A. W. Willis, Jr., Esq.Lockard, H.T.; Willis, A. W., 1925-1988
1964_Campaign_Letter_from_Russell_Sugarmon_and_AW_Willis_713.jpg.jpg1964Letter from Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr. and A. W. Willis, Jr. to Fellow CitizensSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.; Willis, A. W., 1925-1988
19640901_News_Release_From_Fred_Davis_and_Rufus_Jones_709_1.jpg.jpg1964-09-01Immediate Press Release Regarding the Firing of Fred Davis and Rufus Jones from the State Department of RevenueDavis, Fred
19641014_Special_Report_by_Hugh_T_Love_711.jpg.jpg1964-10-14Special Report: Political Action, October 14-16, 1964Love, Hugh T.
19640912_Resolution_to_Frank_G_Clement_710_1.jpg.jpg1964-09-12Resolution to the Honorable Frank G. Clement, Governor of the State of Tennessee, from the Tennessee Voters CouncilTennessee Voters' Council
19600123_Sugarmon_Evers_Bates_Honors_769.jpg.jpg1960-01-23Sugarmon, Evers, Bates Get Coveted Honors - Cited for Efforts in Arena of Civil RightsSanders, Charles L.,
19600111_Letter_from_Russell_Sugarmon_to_Paul_Butler_720.jpg.jpg1960-01-11Letter from Russell B. Sugarmon Jr. to Paul ButlerSugarmon, Russell B., Jr.
19600421_Agenda_for_Shelby_County_Democratic_Club_802.jpg.jpg1960-04-21Agenda for Shelby County Democratic ClubShelby County Democratic Club
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 21 to 40 of 56