Tag Archives: Maxine Smith

Maxine Smith, 1929 – 2013

Maxine Smith

View other images, read about her portrait in the Memphis Room, or learn more about the Maxine A. Smith NAACP Collection.

Commercial Appeal article.


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Civil Rights Photograph Collection

In light of the Commercial Appeal’s recent revelation that Ernest Withers worked as an FBI informant, we thought it might be a good time to remind you about the Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection, as most of the photos in this collection were shot by Mr. Withers. 

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