Juanita Craft House

Juanita Craft House

Dallas, Texas

Both Martin Luther King, Jr., and President Lyndon Johnson visited this ordinary home to seek advice from the extraordinary civil-rights activist Juanita Craft (1902-1985). Craft, a dressmaker, joined the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1935. By 1958 she had founded 182 rural chapters of the NAACP.

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