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Jean Childs Young Papers

Identifier: aarl98-005.1
Scope and Contents note The Jean Childs Young Papers document Young's work as an educator and advocate for children's rights, as well as her civic, church, and community service. Notable projects and involvement include the 1979 International Year of the Child, Mayor's Task Force on Public Education, Child Service and Family Counseling Center, Inc./ Families First, Children's Defense Fund, Atlanta Junior College (now Atlanta Metropolitan College), Atlanta Public Schools, the APEX Museum, and SciTrek, the Science and...
Dates: 1910s – 2000 (bulk 1953-1994)

Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard papers

Identifier: aarl95-010
Overview The collection consists materials collected about African American scholar and artist Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard dating from 1986 to 1996 including biographical information, newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of subjects including education, copies of periodicals and publications to which she has contributed, publications of the University of Maryland that pertain to African American issues, and various brochures and pamphlets.
Dates: 1986-1996

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Atlanta Branch records

Identifier: aarl98-007
Scope and Contents note The NAACP Atlanta Branch Records document the administration and committee work of the organization. The collection comes primarily from Jondelle Johnson’s tenure as Executive Director from 1972-1985 and her leadership with the Special Projects Committee in the 1990s. Presidents represented in the collection include Samuel W. Williams, C. Miles Smith, Lonnie King, and Julian Bond. The collection spans nearly 40 years and documents the Branch’s activities and initiatives through legislation,...
Dates: 1950-1998

Selena Sloan Butler papers

Identifier: aarl09-002
Scope and Content Note The Selena Sloan Butler family papers document the family's personal, professional, and civic activities from 1886 to 1983 through correspondence, certificates, newspaper clippings, periodicals, scrapbooks, photographs, engravings, artifacts, programs, personal journals, notes, pamphlets and publications. The photographs and photo engravings portray the Butler family and other African American men, women and children in social settings, though information about the dates, names, and locations...
Dates: 1886-1893

Vertical File Collection

Identifier: VF-001
Scope and Contents The Vertical Files consist of a collection of resources organized by various topics. These items include newspaper articles, programs, obituaries, and ephemeral materials. These topics range from education and social clubs to organizations and civil rights leaders.

The Vertical Files are a great resource for researchers hoping to gain information on the African diaspora in Atlanta from 1920-2000.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1999

Yearbook Collection

Identifier: aarl-ephemera
Scope and Contents The Auburn Avenue Research Library’s Yearbook collection spans from 1938-2000 and is a result of donations from various sources. The collection represents middle schools, high schools, and colleges.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938 - 2000

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