Auburn Avenue Research Library
Atlanta Public Library. Auburn Branch.
|Title: ||Auburn Branch Library records|
0.5 linear ft.
|Abstract:||The collection consists of public relations flyers and programs, bibliographies, a history of the Auburn Avenue branch, and articles about early library service to African Americans in Atlanta. It documents the activities of the Auburn and West Hunter branches of the Atlanta Public library from 1950-1957, library service to African Americans during that period, and the social and educational activities of the Auburn Avenue community.|
The Auburn Branch of the Atlanta Public Library system was the first branch for Blacks in Atlanta.
Scope and Content Note
This material was discovered in an old Vertical File in The Special Collections Department and consists of public relations flyers and programs; book lists; a history of the branch; and articles about early library service to Blacks in Atlanta. It also contains some early material on the West Hunter Branch
Item, Auburn Branch Library records, Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.
Restrictions on Use
There are no restrictions on research use of this collection.
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
|1||1||Carnegie Library, Auburn Branch, Story Hour Record Conducted By Helen Lawrence, NYA Worker From Clark College, No Date
|2||Announcement, In Friendship Baptist Church Bulletin "Visit Your Library Week", No Date
|3||Application; John Cotton Dana Publicity Awards Contest, No Date
|4||Program: West Hunter Branch, Atlanta Public Library, Negro History Week., February 10-16, 1957
|5||Program: "Our American Heritage," The American Heritage Discussion Group. West Hunter Branch, Atlanta Public Library, January 20, 1953
|Invitation West Hunter Branch Library, January 9,——|
|Clipping "Opportunity For Learning Offered At Heritage Panel" Atlanta World, March 4, 1954|
|Clipping Picture Of Carl Holman and Friends Of The Library;
Atlanta Daily World, October 12,1954.|
|7||Art & Literature
|Invitation: Scholastic Art Awards Exhibit, February 26,——|
|Clipping: Round Table Discussion On Art.
Atlanta Daily World, March 8, 1950|
|8||Invitation: Book Autographing Party-Honoring Ralph McGill, West Hunter Branch Library, Atlanta Public Library, May 2, 1954
|9||Program: 27th Negro History Week; Theme: "Great Teachers, February 10-16,
|10||Branch Circular: We're Way Behind In Our Reading, Lets Catch Up., No Date
|11||Branch Circular: Book Review; "The Street" By Ann Petry, No Date
|12||Friends of the Library Meeting, November 20, 1951, December 4, 1951