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Title: Re: A Modest Proposal for the Annexation of the City of Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee [To: President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Loyal American Citizens Everywhere]
Contributor: The Commercial Appeal [from Jesse H. Turner, President, Memphis Branch NAACP]
Keywords: Memphis (Tenn.);Race relations;NAACP;Newspapers;Commercial Appeal Newspaper;Kennedy, John F., 1917-1963;Turner, Jess H.
Issue Date: 22-Feb-1961
Description: A memo addressed to President Kennedy which appeared as a full page ad in the Commercial Appeal, February 22, 1961, sponsored by the Memphis chapter of the NAACP. It asks the new President to make all the rights and opportunities of American democracy available to "Negroes in Memphis." Signed by Jesse H. Turner, President, and (Rev) H. C. Nabrit, Chair of Freedom Committee.
Appears in Collections:Russell B. Sugarmon Collection

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