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Links, Inc. Buckhead-Cascade City Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: aarl010-002

Scope and Contents

The Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter of the Links, Inc. collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports; programs, financial records. The bulk of this collection is from 1995-2019. Printed materials from the Regional/National organization, photographs of the chapter, and audiovisual items are included in this collection.

Dates

  • 1980 - 2019

Biographical / Historical

The Link, Inc. is a public service, international organization of African American women that was founded by 2 women in November 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a volunteer organization that is committed to promoting educational, cultural, and civic activities among its membership. It also seeks to provide opportunities for the enrichment of personal friendships. Each chapter initiates, supports and participates in programs designed to address the needs of their communities in the areas of services to youth, the arts, national trends and services, and international trends and services.

The Buckhead-Cascade City Chapter was chartered in 1995 and much of the chapters community service efforts are documented in this collection. This chapter was founded by former members of the Peachtree Suburban (formerly East Cobb) chapter. There are six chapters in the metro Atlanta area: Atlanta, Azalea City, Buckhead/Cascade City, Camelia Rose, Dogwood City, and the Magnolia chapter.

The Links, Inc. Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter Records consists of the papers and materials of the chapter, from community service to fundraising to social events and youth services.

Extent

14.5 Linear Feet

Related Materials

See also records of the Atlanta Chapter and Dogwood City Chapter also held at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.

Processing Information

Processed by Kayla Morris, 2019-2020

Repository Details

Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

Contact:
101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303
404-613-4032