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Andrew J. Young Papers

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Identifier: aarl98-005
Scope and Contents note The Andrew J. Young Papers document his career and family life spanning more than 50 years, including his positions as a minister, civil rights activist, Congressman, Ambassador to the United Nations, Mayor of Atlanta, Co-Chair of the 1996 Atlanta Committee of the Olympic Games, and his involvement with Law Companies Group, Inc. and GoodWorks International. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, press releases, calendars, books, minutes, reports, publications, articles,...

Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters oral history interviews

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Identifier: aarl91-007
Scope and Content Note AIB's video project began in 1990 with several purposes: (1) documenting the reminiscences of elderly members of various Afro-American churches throughout Atlanta through oral history interviews; (2) recording individual church histories; (3) interviewing outstanding personalities of the South who have made a difference to society and documenting their oral history; (4) recording styles of singing and worship that existed in a previous time and which are dying out; and (5) documenting current...

Civil rights discussion series recordings

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Identifier: aarl97-017
Overview The series of recordings of Atlanta Fulton Public Library's Oral history discussion series in 1997 treats the involvement of Atlanta University students in the Civil Rights movement and more specifically in the Atlanta University Student Movement. The former students discussed picket lines, sit-ins, the student leaders, and The appeal for human rights. The speakers also include lawyers who supported the students during their protests.

Fred C. Bennette, Jr. collection

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Identifier: aarl002-003
Overview The collection contains photographs, news articles, minutes, and other printed materials which documents Fred C. Bennette's involvement with the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta.

Julian Bond papers

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Identifier: aarl96-012
Overview The collection covers the period from 1969 to 1996 and contains correspondence, organizational and institutional material related to the Voter Education Project, Political Associates, and The Southern Elections Fund, stationery, clippings, newsletters, political ephemera, articles and a book written by Julian Bond as well as items relating to the African American political life and Constance Curry's history of race relations and integration in Sunflower County (Miss.), Silver rights.

Komozi Woodard Amiri Baraka collection

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Identifier: aarl01-001
Overview The collection consists of materials from the years 1913 through 1998 that document African American author and activist Amiri Baraka and were gathered by Dr. Komozi Woodard in the course of his research. The extensive documentation includes poetry, organizational records, print publications, articles, plays, speeches, personal correspondence, oral histories, as well as some personal records. The materials cover Baraka's involvement in the politics in Newark, N.J. and in Black Power movement...

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Atlanta Branch records

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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,...

The 27 Club records

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Identifier: aarl91-006
Overview The collection consists of the records of The 27 Club (Atlanta, Ga.) from 1949-1969. The records include correspondence, by-laws, memoranda, membership rosters, guest lists, financial records, and minutes documenting the activities and interests of the club regarding the participation of African Americans in society and civil rights. The materials contain information on accommodations for African-American athletes in Atlanta (Ga.), funds for Charlayne Hunter, donations for those in need, and...