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Memphis Press-Scimitar newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

Identifier

sc.0475.90012_03.003

Description

Community on the Move for Equality (COME) leader Rev. James Lawson leads a march in Memphis, Tennessee, with a sign reading "King Henry we will not turn back" on February 26, 1968, during the sanitation workers' strike. "King Henry" referred to Memphis Mayor Henry Loeb.

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9-27-2021

Date

1968-02-26

Keywords

Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.; Civil rights demonstrations -- Tennessee -- Memphis; Lawson, James M., 1928-

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