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Title: Russell Sugarmon Jr., Memphis lawyer and judge, June 2004
Contributor: Sugarmon, Russell B., Jr. 1929-
Gritter, Elizabeth
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Memphis (Tenn.);Civil rights;Historically Black Colleges and Universities;City government;Voting;NAACP;Smith, Maxine;Education;Memphis City Council;Politics;Politics and government;Urban planning
Issue Date: 19-Jun-2004
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: In this interview, attorney and former congressman Russell Sugarmon Jr recounts his famous 1959 campaign for Public Works Commissioner for Memphis, his work with the Shelby County Democratic Club, and how important it was for securing aid and helping push legislation that benefited the African American community.
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