• Beale Street march leaders

    Withers, Ernest C

    On Beale Street, a march held in support of the 1969 city school boycott. From left to right: Rev. Malcolm Blackburn, Ralph Jackson, Maxine Smith, rev. Ezekial Bell and Adjua Naantaanbuu.

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  • Marching to jail

    Withers, Ernest C

    Maxine Smith, Executive Director of the NAACP and Miriam "Laurie" Sugarmon, Chairperson of the NAACP Education Commission, march to jail, where they were incarcerated for urging a boycott of the publi…

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  • Maxine and Vasco Smith

    Landrigan, John

    Maxine and Vasco Smith stand on either side of a portrait of Maxine.

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  • Maxine Smith

    A portrait of Maxine Smith.

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  • Maxine Smith

    A portrait of Maxine Smith.

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  • Downtown business boycott

    Maxine Smith and others boycotting downtown businesses. Photo shows Goldsmith's sign above them. NOTE: Photo cropped and marked for publication.

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  • Maxine Smith

    Portrait of Maxine Smith.

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