Mitchell Family Collection
Scope and Contents
- 1979 - 1984
Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. (1911–1984) and Juanita Elizabeth Jackson Mitchell (1913–1992) were civil rights activists in Baltimore, Maryland.
Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. was the chief lobbyist of the NAACP from 1950 to 1979. His brother was U.S. Congressman Parren Mitchell.
Juanita Jackson Mitchell became the first female African American lawyer to practice in the state of Maryland in 1950. Her mother, Lillie Mae Carroll Jackson, led the Baltimore NAACP from 1935 to 1970.
The couple’s sons, Clarence M. Mitchell III and Michael B. Mitchell, Sr., were elected Baltimore City Councilmen and Maryland Senators.
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- 16mm (photographic film size)
- African American civil rights workers
- African American women lawyers
- African Americans
- Mitchell (Family: Baltimore, Md.)
- Mitchell, Clarence M. (Clarence Maurice), 1911-1984
- Mitchell, Juanita Jackson, 1913-
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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