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Sweet Auburn Neighborhood Project oral history interviews

Identifier: aarl93-002
Overview The collection consists of oral history interviews and transcripts of interviews of residents and merchants in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia in 1978. The interviewees discuss personal background, social and economic conditions among the African American residents of Sweet Auburn, recollections of the riot of 1906, the fire of 1917, the Depression, the Butler Street Urban Renewal Project (1950s), cross-town migration, and the civil rights movement. The collection also...
Dates: 1978

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  • Subject: Atlanta (Ga.)--Social life and customs. X
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  • Subject: Civil rights movements--Georgia. X