Atlanta-Fulton Public Library
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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.
Overview The collection consists of the transcript of an oral history interview with Annie L. McPheeters on June 8, 1992 conducted by Kathy Nasstrom, of the Georgia Government Documentation Project at Georgia State University. During the interview, McPheeters discusses why she became a librarian; library's 1930 adult education program; John Wesley Dobbs; black libraries provide information for political, civic and voters leagues; Dr. Clarence A. Bacote; Reverend William Holmes Borders; Warren Cochran of...
Overview 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...