Civil rights discussion series recordings
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Civil rights discussion series recordings

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Title: Civil rights discussion series recordings
Dates: 1997
Quantity: 6.0 sound cassettes
Abstract:The series of recordings of Atlanta Fulton Public Library's Oral history discussion series in 1997 treats the involvement of Atlanta University students in the Civil Rights movement and more specifically in the Atlanta University Student Movement. The former students discussed picket lines, sit-ins, the student leaders, and The appeal for human rights. The speakers also include lawyers who supported the students during their protests.
Identification: aarl97-017

Scope and Content Note

These series of tapes discuss the reflective past of African Americans who participated in the Civil Rights Movement here in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1960's. The discussions centers around African Americans who were students at Atlanta University and their involvement with the Atlanta University Student Movement. The students discussed the picket lines, the sit-ins, the student leaders who organized and set up the strategy meetings. Some of the discussions involve the lawyers who were there to get those students out of jail when they were arrested for participating in the Civil Right Movement. It also contains discussions of the students who wrote and drafted "The Appeal For Human Rights."


Arranged by type.

Index Terms

African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Race relations.
Atlanta University. -- Students
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library.
Civil rights movements--Georgia--Atlanta.
College students--Georgia--Atlanta--Political activity.
Student movements--Georgia--Atlanta.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Civil rights discussion series recordings. Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.


Restrictions on Use

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.

Container List



1Civil Rights Discussion, 12/4/ 97
T. Maurice Pennington, Jesse Hill, Jr., Robert A. Thompson


2Civil Rights Discussion, 12/4/97
Eunice G. Cooper, Ruth Sturdevant, Charles Black, Samuel Sylvester Watts II Mary Ann Sumrall, Morris Dillard, Ben Brown


3Civil Rights Discussion, 12/4/97
Brenda Cole, Daniel Mitchell, Julius E. Coles, Frank Holloway, Lydia T. Douglas, Atty. Donald Hollowell
Oral History Collection


4Civil Rights Discussion, 12/4/97
Frank Holloway, Lydia T. Douglass, Atty. Donald Hollowell


5Civil Rights Discussion Parts 1,2,3,4
T. Maurice Pennington, Jesse Hill, Jr., Robert A. Thompson, Daniel Mitchell, Julius E. Coles


6Civil Rights Discussion Parts 5,6,& 7
Brenda Cole, Lydia Douglas, Frank Holloway, Atty. Donald Hollowell