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ACORN (Organization)

 Organization

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John M. Beam Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 780
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, programs, printed material, and other papers. The papers pertain to Beam's work with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). He served as field organizer in Jonesboro and as lead organizer in Little Rock; as head organizer in Memphis in establishing Tennessee ACORN; as unemployment agitator for the United Labor Organization (ULO); and as regional director for the Mid-South and Mid-West regions of ACORN (Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas).
Dates: 1974-1983