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Overview The collection contains six volumes of Capital Avenue Elementary School publications from 1972 through 1973, Cooper Street Elementary School publications from 1970 through 1972, biographical information about Atlanta educator Dr. Claude C. George, Jr. and other family members, clippings from the Atlanta constitution and Atlanta daily world from 1957 through 1964, pamphlets, periodicals, essays, and other publications relating to the Atlanta public schools (1974-1990), and a diploma from...
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1971-1990; Bulk, 1971-1990 1912-1996 1971-1990
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,...
Overview The collection contains newspaper clippings, affidavits, manuals, and correspondence relating to African American educator Samuel L. Davis and his 1944 lawsuit against the Atlanta Public School system.
- Subject: Segregation in education--Georgia--Atlanta X