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Overview 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...
Scope and Contents note The Nelson H. Smith Collection (3 linear ft.) consists of typescript and handwritten sermons Smith delivered at New Pilgrim Baptist Church in Birmingham and various other churches, revivals, convention, associational meeting and events throughout his career. Most of the sermons are undated, but cover the period of Smith’s ministry from 1953 to 2006. Correspondence, financial documents, programs and invitations, and other material related to his non-professional activities and family...