Oral history interviews of the Atlanta 1950-1979 Oral History Project
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Oral history interviews of the Atlanta 1950-1979 Oral History Project

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Title: Oral history interviews of the Atlanta 1950-1979 Oral History Project
Dates: 1974-1980
Quantity: 76.0 transcripts
Quantity: .
Abstract:The collection consists of the 111 audiocassette tapes and 76 transcripts recording oral history interviews that form the "Atlanta, 1950-1970 Oral History Project" conducted by the Atlanta Public Library and the Junior League of Atlanta and interviewed over eighty Atlanta residents between the years 1974 and 1980 in order to supplement existing printed resources in local history and biography from those years. The project was intended to portray the personal observations and expressions of the individuals interviewed. Not all histories have tapes and not all transcripts are complete.
Identification: aarlatlanta

Biographical/Historical Note

The collection was a joint project of the Atlanta Public Library and the Junior League of Atlanta. The purpose of the project was to interview individual Atlantans and portray their personal growth and development in the city. The personal observations and expressions of individuals were intended to supplement existing printed resources in local history and biography for the years 1950 through 1970.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the 111 audiocassette tapes and 76 transcripts recording oral history interviews that form the "Atlanta, 1950-1970 Oral History Project" conducted by the Atlanta Public Library and the Junior League of Atlanta and interviewed over eighty Atlanta residents between the years 1974 and 1980 in order to supplement existing printed resources in local history and biography from those years. The project was intended to portray the personal observations and expressions of the individuals interviewed. Not all histories have tapes and not all transcripts are complete.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--History--20th century.
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government.
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library.
Georgia--History--20th century.
Georgia--Politics and government.
Junior League of Atlanta.

Container List

 

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1OH-012 Dorothy Moses Alexander, Jan. 26, 1976
 

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2OH-013 Ivan Allen, Jr, April 10, 1975
 

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3OH-014 Vincent Anthony, May 20, 1974
 

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4OH-015 Ellis Arnall, no date
 

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5OH-078 Jesse Banks, no date
Transcript incomplete.
 

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6W.T. Beebe, no date
Transcript incomplete.
 

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7OH-016 George W. Beiswanger, Jan. 23, 1976
 

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8OH-017 Ben B. Blackburn, Aug. 27, 1977
 

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9OH-018 Dorothy B.. Blackshear, Feb. 19, 1977
 

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9.5Dorothy Bolden, Dec. 7, 1978
 

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10OH-003 Julia Agnes Washington Bond, March 9, 1976
 

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11OH-002 William Holmes Borders, March 5, 1976
 

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12OH-019 Ellen Fleming Bowden, April 14, 1976
 

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13OH-020 Henry Lumpkin Bowden, May 19, 1976
 

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14OH-021 Mr. & Mrs. Alfred W. Boylston, July 24, 1977
 

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15OH-022 Mr. & Mrs. Henry W. Bray, July 21, 1977
 

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16OH-023 Sara E. Weinberg Bregman, May 10, 1977
 

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17OH-024 Dr. Vernon S. Broyles, Jr, Nov. 25, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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18OH-025 Helen Elizabeth Bullard, Feb. 12, 1976
 

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19John C. Calhoun, no date
 

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20OH-026 Turner Cassity, no date
Transcript incomplete.
 

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75OH-027 Fred R. Crawford, Feb. 9, 1977
 

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21Joseph B. Cumming, Jr, Dec. 14, 1976
Transcript incomplete.
 

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22Frank Daniel, May 16, 1977
 

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23076 Edward L. Daugherty, Jan. 18, 1979
Transcript incomplete.
 

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24OH-028 Charles Lamar Davis & Releigh Bryans, March 22, 1978
Transcript incomplete.
 

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25OH-029 Louise Davis Davison, Sept. 26, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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26OH-030 Mr. Beverly M. DuBose, March 2, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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27OH-031 Laurence Powell Everhart, July 31, 1977
 

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28OH-032 Caroline E.B. Flinn, Feb. 7, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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29OH-033 William Adams Flinn, Jr, Feb. 23, 1977
 

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30077 Dorothy Floyd, May 1, 1979
 

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31OH-034 Ben Forston, Jr, March 9, 1978
 

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32OH-035 Franklin Miller Garrett, May 13, 1975
 

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33OH-036 Lawrence L. Gellerstedt, Jr, March 1, 1976
 

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34OH-037 Mrs. Harry M. Gershon, April 13, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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35OH-038 Benjamin Screws Gilmer, April 14, 1978
 

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36OH-039 Yolande Gwin, March 4, 1976
 

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37OH-040 Julian Hoke Harris, April 19, 1976
 

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38OH-041 Edwin I. Hatch, March 3, 1978
Transcript incomplete.
 

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39William S. Howland, Nov. 12, 1975
Transcript incomplete.
 

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40OH-042 Edmund W. Hughes, Oct. 20, 1976
Transcript incomplete.
 
OH-043 Linda M. Johnson, July 24, 1974
No transcript
 

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41OH-044 Boisfeullet Jones, March 4, 1976
Transcript incomplete.
 

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42OH-001 Dr. Virginia Lacy Jones, July 26, 1974
 

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43OH-045 Roy LeCraw, April 27, 1978
Transcript incomplete.
 

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44OH-046 John Walter Letson, June 14, 1975
 

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45OH-047 Doris Hinkley Lockerman, March 11, 1977
 

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46OH-048 Julius McCurdy, March 15, 1978
Transcript incomplete.
 
OH-049 Virginia McJenkin, May 30, 1977
No transcript
 
OH-050 Jimmy Mackay, no date
No transcript
 

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47OH-051 Harold Martin, July 14, 1977
 

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48OH-052 Sam Massell, Jan. 12, 1978
Transcript incomplete.
 

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49OH-011 Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, May 12, 1976
 
OH-053 Carole Merritt, May 14, 1977
No transcript
 

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50OH-054 Lorimer Douglas Milton, March 25, 1975
 

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51OH-055 Stephens Mitchell, Nov. 18, 1977
 

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52OH-056 Paul Muldawer, March 8, 1976
 

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53OH-057 Frank Henry Neely, Dec., 1975
Transcript incomplete.
 

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54Edward Negri, June 11, 1980
 

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55OH-058 Margaret Perdue, Feb. 11, 1976
Transcript incomplete.
 

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56OH-059 John C. Portman, Jr, April 4, 1975
 

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57William Laurens Pressley, July 11, 1975
Transcript incomplete.
 

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58OH-060 Bessie Marie Prince, July 22-25, 1977
 

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59OH-061 Carl Sanders, Sept. 3, 1980
 

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60OH-004 Cornelius Adolphus Scott, May 6, 1976
 

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61John Adams Sibley, Aug. 12, 1975
 

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62OH-062 Mrs. Rhea Markham Smitha, May 6, 1977
 

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63OH-063 Jack Spalding, Aug. 1, 1978
 

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64OH-064 Charles Stanley, June 2, 1977
 

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65OH-065 Sue Brown Sterne, Dec. 10, 1976
Transcript incomplete.
 

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66OH-066 Mrs. Adah Toombs & Joe Amasano, May 8, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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67OH-067 Henry Troutman, Nov. 8, 1975
Transcript incomplete.
 

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68OH-068 John Pollard Turman, Feb. 20, 1978
Transcript incomplete.
 

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69OH-069 Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle, Jan. 14, 1977
 

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70OH-070 Gudmund Vigtel, Dec. 4, 1975
 

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71OH-071 Pat Watters, Nov. 8, 1977
Transcript incomplete.
 

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72OH-072 Margaret H. Wright, July 21, 1977
 

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73OH-073 Frank Wittow, Feb. 11, 1976
 
OH-074 Edith Wyatt, no date
No transcript
 

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74OH-075 Charles R. Yates, Feb. 11, 1977