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Civil rights discussion series recordings

Identifier: 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."


  • 1997

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6.0 sound cassettes




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.


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Inventory of the Civil Rights Discussion Series Recordings aarl97-017 aarl97-017
Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
2004 September 15
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Part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History Repository

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