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Auburn Avenue Research Library Africana Graphic Novel and Comic Book Collection

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Identifier: aarl019-001
Scope and Contents note This collection contains 320 graphic novels and comic books from countries around the world. All feature black characters or historical figures. Some of the content is racist and gives a historical idea of how blacks were portrayed during a certain time. Most of the content is in a foreign language, mostly French.

Auburn Avenue Research Library Arts and Artifacts Collection

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Identifier: aarl1994-001
Scope and Contents The Arts and Artifact Collection consists of paintings, sketches, photographs, and other artworks of various mediums. The date ranges of the items of this collection are between 1930 and 2012. Pieces from Georgia artists such as Benny Andrews, James Hiram Malone, Mary Parks Washington and Raymond B. Cody are included in this collection. Many of the pieces of this collection highlight the African American experience in Georgia and the South as a whole. From street scenes to portraits...

Auburn Avenue Research Library for African American Culture and History prints collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarlprints
Overview The collection contains both original prints and reproduced images including engravings, drawings, and a few photographic prints which appeared in magazines depicting African American experience during the Civil War and Reconstruction, as well as a series of engravings satirizing African Americans. Of special interest may be specific sets within the collection including the Jenner Moxon set, items published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, and items published...

Auburn Branch Library records

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Identifier: aarl89-008
Overview The collection consists of public relations flyers and programs, bibliographies, a history of the Auburn Avenue branch, and articles about early library service to African Americans in Atlanta. It documents the activities of the Auburn and West Hunter branches of the Atlanta Public library from 1950-1957, library service to African Americans during that period, and the social and educational activities of the Auburn Avenue community.

Benny Andrews papers

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Identifier: aarl92-001
Overview The collection consists of African American artist Benny Andrews' exhibit programs, announcements, guides, booklets, and catalogs for solo and collaborative exhibits between 1975 and 1992 as well as periodical articles from 1971 to 1992 and information about the artistic contributions of his family members.

Black History at Noon oral history series sound recordings

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Identifier: aarl82-001
Overview The collection consists of six audiocassette tapes from the Black history at noon oral history series held in the 1970s and organized by the Special Collections Dept. of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System and covers conducting periodical research, an introduction to the rare book collection, and information on noted African American author Richard Wright.

Black History Month Essay Contest Collection

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Identifier: aarl-ephemera03
Scope and Contents The Atlanta- Fulton Public Library System began "The Black History Essay Contest" in 1976 as part of its Black History Month celebration. The purpose of the contest was to provide an opportunity for individuals of all ages to express their opinions and ideas and promote research on selected topics relating to the African-American experience. Interested participants were invited to submit an essay, restricted to one thousand (1000) words or less, in one of the four divisions established by...

Black Popular Music Collection

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Identifier: aarl001-003
Overview This collection contains 55 musical records (of which 11 records are of 78 medium size plates and 44 are of 44 small size plates) of black musicians. The musical recordings include a wide range of music from jazz, blues, Soul to gospel. The intention for this collection is to provide access to a wide variety of Black Popular Music, also to enrich your knowledge of black cultural experiences, expression, and representations through this musical collection. The collection has been arranged into...

Bondurant / Augustus Trammel collection

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Identifier: aarl89-009
Overview The collection documents the Bondurant family through correspondence and photographs dated from 1917 as well as Augustus Trammel's life as an African American farmer near Villa Rica, Georgia from 1907-1942 through his financial papers.

Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Georgia) Class of 1956 Collection

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Identifier: aarl017-001
Scope and Contents note This Collection Consists of correspondence, programs, financial records, invitations to reunions, Newspaper clippings of ceremonies, awards, and rosters of the Booker T. Washington class of 1956 dating from 1956-2016. Over half of this collection consists of pictures from various reunions between 1972-2011. Also included are decorations and clothing to commemorate the reunions.

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African American women--Georgia--Societies and clubs. 6
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African American businesspeople -- Georgia -- Atlanta 5
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Community arts projects--Georgia--Atlanta. 5
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African American art -- 20th century 4
African American churches -- Georgia 4
African American civic leaders -- Georgia -- Atlanta 4
African American educators--Georgia--Atlanta. 4
African American lesbians 4
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United States -- Race relations 4
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Civil rights movements--United States. 3
Gospel music. 3
High school athletes--Georgia. 3
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) 3
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Public schools--Georgia--Atlanta--History--20th century. 3
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African American gay men 2
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African American lesbian and Gay Alliance (AALGA) 2
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African American nurses--Georgia--Atlanta. 2
African American pharmacists--Georgia. 2
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Young, Andrew, 1932- 5
Atlanta University 4
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 4
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library 3
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 3
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First Congregational Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Friendship Baptist Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Spelman College 3
WERD (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.) 3
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Archer, Jessie Thelma Beasley, 1903-1999 2
Atlanta Life Insurance Company 2
Atlanta Public Library. Auburn Branch 2
Atlanta Public Library. West Hunter Branch 2
Atlanta Public Schools 2
Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Blackburn, Ruby Parks, 1901-1982 2
Blayton, Jesse B., Sr., 1897-1977 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Cooksey, Eugene V. 2
Georgia State University 2
Grady Memorial Hospital (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Hartsfield, William Berry 2
Hill, Jesse, 1927- 2
Jackson, Maynard, 1938-2003 2
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 2
Lee, Sanford Henry, 1878-1958 2
McPheeters, Annie L. 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Black Arts Festival, Inc. 2
Neighborhood Arts Center (Atlanta, Ga.). 2
Oakland Cemetery (Atlanta, Ga.) 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
Utopian Literary Club (Atlanta, Ga.). 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
100% Wrong Club (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
27 Club (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Adams, Donald, of Ann Arbor, Mich. 1
African Diaspora Studies Institute (2nd : 1981 : Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Afro-American Life Insurance Company 1
Akola Girls' English School (Berar, India). 1
Alexander and Co. (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Alexander, Sarah 1
Alexander, T. M. (Theodore Martin) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Peyton Austin, 1867-1963 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. South Atlantic region 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Tau Epsilon Omega Chapter (East Point and College Park, Ga.) 1
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 1
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation 1
American Business Women's Association. Tara Chapter 1
American Personnel and Guidance Association 1
Amos Drug Store (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Amos, India D., 1908-1979 1
Amos, Miles G., 1898-1995 1
Amos, Moses, 1866-1928 1
Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006 1
Andrews, Ludie, 1875-1969 1
Apex Museum 1
Archer, Nelson T. 1
Archer, Samuel Howard 1
Archer, Samuel Howard, 1870-1941 1
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (U.S.) 1
Atlanta Civic Ballet 1
Atlanta Community Relations Commission 1
Atlanta Council on Human Relations. 1
Atlanta Cultural League (Ga.). 1
Atlanta Exposition. (1899) 1
Atlanta Housing Authority 1
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters (Ga.). 1
Atlanta Junior College 1
Atlanta Negro Voters League 1
Atlanta Public Library 1
Atlanta Public Library. Central Branch. Special Collections 1
Atlanta Southside Community Health Center. 1
Atwater, Horace T., 1930-2000 1
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African-American Culture and History 1
Bacote, Clarence A., 1906-1981 1
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 1
Beamon, Benjamin Burdell 1
Bennette, Fred C., 1928-1994 1
Bentley, Charles Edwin, 1859-1929 1
Bethune-Cookman College (Daytona Beach, Fla.) 1
Black Emergency Cultural Coalition 1
Black History at Noon Oral History Series (Atlanta, Ga.). 1
Blayton family 1
Bolden, Dorothy, 1923- 1
Bondurant family 1
Booker T. Washington High School (Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Boone, Joseph E., 1922-2006 1
Borders, William Holmes, 1905-1993 1
Bowden, Edgar 1
Bowden, Lizzie 1
Bowen, Margaret Davis, -1976 1
Boy Scouts of America. 1
Boyd, William M. (William Madison) 1
Brayboy, Ella Mae, 1919- 1
Brevard, Lisa Pertillar 1
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