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Ray Moore collection

Identifier: aarl93-003

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.


  • 1957-1978


Restrictions on Use

There are no restrictions on research use of this collection.

Copyright Restrictions

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.

Historical Sketch

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.

Related Materials in Other Repositories

Government Documentation Project, Series D, Ray Moore oral history interviews, May 8 and June 18, 1987; Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.

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
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Repository Details

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

101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta GA 30303