Papers, placards, posters, photographs, and
memorabilia related to the life and work of community organizer and activist Tansey Thomas.
Tansey Washington Thomas (1931-2017) was a community organizer and political activist in every sense of those words.
Throughout her life Tansey devoted her energy and intelligence to advocating for civil rights, women's rights, social and
economic justice, and equality and fairness for all people.
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