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Living Atlanta oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarllivingatlanta

Scope and Content Note

A collection of fifty (50) audiocassette tapes which are actually a 50 - part documentary series produced by WRFG Radio (89.3 FM) in 1977.

Dates

  • 1977-1985

Extent

21.0 Cubic feet

Overview

Taped interviews, radio programs, transcripts of some of the interviews, material relating to funding, and background research, of the oral history project Living Atlanta: an Oral History of the City Between the World Wars, produced by Radio Free Georgia Broadcasting Foundation between 1977 and 1978. Topics include Atlanta Crackers baseball team, blues, business, economic conditions, education, Jews, Ku Klux Klan, police, politics and government, race relations, and social life. Persons represented include William B. Hartsfield and James Key. Interviews mainly conducted by Harlon Joye, Clifford M. Kuhn, and E. Bernard West.
Title
Inventory of the Living Atlanta Oral History Collection aarllivingatlanta aarllivingatlanta
Author
Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
Date
2004 September 15

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