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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.
Scope and Contents The Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network Collection was donated by Elizabeth A. Lyon, a former State Historic Preservation Officer of the Georgia Historic Preservation Division, in recognition of the efforts of the Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network and its program coordinators and projects.
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,...
- Subject: African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Atlanta X