Ray Moore collection
Scope and Content Note
This small collection is made up of original folders arranged by Ray Moore, a former news reporter with WSB-TV in Atlanta during the 1960's. He categorized these folders by subjects. Some of the subjects include: Martin Luther King,. Jr., Sit-Ins, School Desegregation and Church Burnings. Still today, the folders are in the exact order as placed by Moore.
- Moore, Ray, 1922- (Person)
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Ray Moore, news director for WSB-TV, Atlanta, Georgia during the 1960s.
0.5 Cubic feet
The collection consists of subject files established by Ray Moore from 1957-1978. Includes correspondence, printed material, press releases, newspaper clippings, television scripts, and notes. Materials document the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The files cover such subjects as race relations in Charlotte (N.C.), Macon (Ga.), and Birmingham (Ala.); Grady Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.); Help Our Public Education (Ga.); voter registration and qualification; school integration; Nation of Islam; church burnings; Martin Luther King, Jr.; sit-ins; and lynchings.
Arranged by subject.
- Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations.
- Black Muslims.
- Charlotte (N.C.)--Race relations.
- Civil rights demonstrations--Southern States.
- Civil rights movements--Southern States.
- Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Help Our Public Education (Ga.).
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
- Lynching--Southern States.
- Macon (Ga.)--Race relations.
- School integration--Southern States.
- Television scripts
- Voter registration -- Southern States
- Inventory of the Ray Moore Collection aarl93-003 aarl93-003
- Finding aid prepared by Finding aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
- 2004 September 15
- Language of description
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